HM General Register House
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Our ref: FoI/202000103009
28 October 2020
Dear J Grove,
Request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA)
Thank you for your request of 25 October 2020 under the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).
“What are the most recently calculated mean, median and mode ages of death from
COVID-19 (i.e. where COVID-19 is mentioned on the death certificate) that have
been recorded on the NRS systems up to 14 October 2020?”.
Response to your request
I enclose a copy of the information you requested in the accompanying table which
outlines the required summary statistics for age at death for all deaths involving
coronavirus registered by 14 October 2020.
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