The Decennial Supplement on Occupational Mortality published in 1978 commented on mortality differences between the social classes using data from the 1971 Census and the deaths in the period 1970–72. The analysis was based on life tables prepared for the individual social classes from which derived indices, for example expectations of life, were calculated. It is proposed here to repeat this exercise using the data for males recently published in microfiche form by the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys.
This Report is intended to consolidate the material already made available to the profession in the first three AIDS Bulletins, as a more permanent record of the first phase of activity of the AIDS Working Party, and to provide some supplementary material and references.
The publication last year of the English Life Table No. 14 enables my earlier paper (Daw, 1982) to be extended to include the latest table.