Table 3

Local authorities: estimated annual notification rates/100 000, excluding Greater London, and restricted to those authorities with 15 cases or more and with rates of 15.0/100 000 or more in either 1988 or 1993, with 1993 population data

Estimated annual rate/100 0001993
Local authority 1988 1993 Population2-150(1000s) % notified ISC
Leicester51.852.828983
Pendle34.422.08690
Preston34.037.113254
Bolton32.040.626581
Slough30.329.210388
Blackburn29.940.614073
Bradford28.631.448080
Wolverhampton24.221.424636
Birmingham23.632.4101264
Stoke-on-Trent23.113.425322
Manchester22.516.643255
Luton21.825.317963
Derby20.220.622980
Rochdale18.116.420772
Walsall17.019.226563
Sandwell17.04.529471
Newcastle on Tyne16.512.62855
Coventry16.325.430468
Nottingham14.725.428326
Middlesborough10.628.514641
Oldham7.123.122170
Reading8.521.913850
Liverpool8.417.04775
Tameside8.116.222232
Kirklees13.315.638675
  • 2-150 Based on the 1993 Labour Force Survey.

  • Details of local authorities with estimated rates under 15/100 000 in both 1988 and 1993 are available from the authors.