London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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    aged between thirty-five and forty-five years numbered 207, of which 75 were caused by consumption, 14 by diseases of the nervous system, 10 by valvular heart disease, 11 by bronchitis, 17 pneumonia, 7 disease of the kidneys, and 13 by violence,

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    suffocation in infants, mainly through overlying, which was the cause of 27 deaths. There were three cases of homicide, and 16 persons, all of whom were males, committed suicide.

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    ... ... 155 Otherwise, and not stated 2 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... 1 ... ... ... ... ... 1 1 2 156 Homicide ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 1 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 2 ... ... ... ... 1 2 3 Suicides, all forms. 157 By poison ... ... ... ... ...

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    DEATHS REGISTERED FROM ALL CAUSES DURING THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31 ST , 1906. DEATHS IN EACH WARD FROM ALL CAUSES.
    CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.Moorfields.Church.Hoxton.Wenlock.Whitmore.Kingsland.Haggeraton.Acton.Males.Females.Total.
    Under 1.1 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 4 5.45 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 85.80 and upwards
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    considerably lower than that of last year, and vehicular traffic which was the cause of 9 deaths. There was 1 case of homicide in a man, and 10 persons committed suicide, 8 of whom were males and 2 females. DEATHS IN PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. The numbers

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    .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 155 Otherwise, and not stated 1 .. 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. 1 .. 1 .. .. 1 .. .. 1 2 ??? 156 Homicide .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. ??? Suicides, all forms. 157 By poison .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 2 .. .. .. ..

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    CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.DEATHS IN EACH WARD.SEX.Total.
    Under 1.1 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.76 to 85.85 and upwards.Moorfields.Church.Hoxton.Wenlock.Whitmore.Kingsland.Haggerston.Acton.Male.Female.
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    lives including 10 infants through suffocation in bed, a number markedly below the average. There were 4 cases of homicide and 7 men committed suicide. DEATHS IN PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. The number and distribution of the deaths of persons belonging

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    specified 1 3 1 i "3 "3 "5 5 5 5 3 10 3 1 19 11 30 154 Weather agencies 155 Otherwise, and not stated ... 2 ... i i i 1 ] "4 "i 5 i "6 156 Homicide ... 1 1 l ... 1 ... 1 ... ••• 2 ... 1 ... 2 2 ! 4 Suicides, all forms. 157 By poison ... ... ... 1 1 ... 1 1 158 By asphyxia ... ... ... ...

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    causes of deathAges.DEATHS IN EACH WARD.Sex.Total
    Under 1. i1 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 8585 and upwards.Moorfields.Church.Hoxton.Wenlock.Whitraore.Kingsland.Haggerston.Acton.Male.Female.
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    alcohol. The various forms of violence resulted in 110 deaths, 89 being through accident or negligence, 1 through homicide, 19 from suicide, and 1 person was executed for murder.

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    ... 1 ... ... 1 1 155 Otherwise, and not stated ... ... 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... ... 1 ... 1 156 Homicide 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ••• ... ... . . . ... 1 ... 1 ... 1 Suicides, all forms. 157 By poison ... ... ... ... ... 1 ...

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    DEATHS REGISTERED FROM ALL CAUSES DURING THE YEAR ENDING DEATHS REGISTERED IN EACH SUB-DISTRICT DECEMBER 31 ST , 1902. FROM ALL CAUSES.
    CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.Shorediteh South.HoxtonHoxton Old Town,Hag-rerston.Males.Females.Total.
    Under 1.I to 6.5 to 10.10-to;15J 15'to 20.20 to 26.25 to 35.35 to 4-515 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 85.85 and upwards
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    resulted in 105 deaths, of which 50 were of males and 55 females, 92 being from accident or negligence, one through homicide and 12 through suicide. In six of the latter the victims were males and in six females.

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    ... ... ... ... 155 Otherwise, and not stated ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... ... ... ... 1 ... ... ... 1 1 156 Homicide ... 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... ... ... 1 ... 1 Suicides, all forms. 157 By poison ... ... ... ... ... 1 ...

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    DEATHS REGISTERED FROM ALL CAUSES DURING THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31st, 1903.DEATHS REGISTERED IN EACH SUB-DISTRICT FROM ALL CAUSES.
    CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.Shoreditch South.HoxtonHoxton Old Town.Haggereton.Males.Females.Total.
    Under 1.1 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 36.35 to 45.45 to 65.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 85.85 and upwards
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    thirty-five years there were 107 deaths, the chief causes being consumption, which resulted in 39, diseases of the heart and circulatory organs, which accounted for 10, and pneumonia, which was the cause of 14 deaths. Three deaths were due to kidney

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    24, and suffocation in bed, mainly through overlying, which resulted in 28 deaths. There were 5 instances of homicide, and 16 persons, 9 of whom were males, committed suicide.

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    .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. 155 Otherwise, and not stated 1 2 2 1 .. .. 1 .. .. 1 .. 1 .. .. 2 1 1 4 .. 1 .. 4 5 9 156 Homicide 2 .. .. .. .. 1 1 .. 1 .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. 1 1 1 1 4 1 5 Suicides, all forms 157 By poison .. .. .. .. 1 2 .. .. 1 1 .. .. .. .. 3 2 .. .. .. .. ..

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    DEATHS REGISTERED FROM ALL CAUSES DURING THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31 st , 1907. DEATHS IN EACH WARD FROM ALL CAUSES.
    CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.Moorfields.Church.Hoxton.Wenlock.Whitmore.Kingsland.Haggerston.Acton.Male.Female.Total.
    Under 1.1 to 5.5 to 1010 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 85.85 and upwards.
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    kidney disease, and 4 to the results of accident or negligence. Five committed suicide, and there was one case of homicide, Of the 202 deaths amongst persons aged from fifty-five to sixty-five years, 18 were attributed to consumption, 27 to cancer,

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    suffocation in bed of infants resulted in 35 deaths or nearly double the number for last year. There was one case of homicide in a man and 19 persons committed suicide 15 of whom were males and 4 females.

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    .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 155 Otherwise, and not stated 1 .. .. 1 1 .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. .. 2 •• 1 .. .. .. 1 2 2 4 156 Homicide .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. 1 .. 1 Suicides, all forms. 157 By poison .. .. .. .. .. 1 3 1 3 1 .. .. .. 1 .. .. 1

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    CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.DEATHS IN EACH WARD.SEX.Total.
    Under 1.1 tj 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 85.85 and upwards.Moorfields.Church.Hoxton.Wenlock.Whitmore.Kingsland.Haggerston.Acton.Male.Female.
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    The number of infants who died through suffocation in bed was 22 as compared with 35 in 1910. There were 2 cases of homicide, and 8 persons committed suicide, of the latter 7 were males. DEATHS IN PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. The number and distribution

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    .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. 1 .. 1 155 Otherwise, and not stated .. .. 2 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. 2 .. 2 1 3 156 Homicide 1 .. .. .. .. .. 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 2 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 2 2 Suicides, all forms, 157 By poison .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 3 2 .. .. .. .. 1 ..

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    CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.DEATHS IN EACH WARD.sex.
    Under 1.1 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 85.85 and upwards.Moorfields.Church.Hoxton.Wenlock.Whitmore.Kingsland.Haggerston.Acton.Male.Female.Total.
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    digestive organs, 12 from Bright's disease, and 6 from violence, 2 of which were the result of suicide and 1 of homicide. The deaths of persons aged from 45 to 55 years numbered 214, of which 36 were due to consumption, 19 to cancer, 11 to apoplexy,

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    with 26 in 1912 and 22 in 1911. Thirteen persons committed suicide ; 10 of these were males. There were 3 cases of homicide. DEATHS IN PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. The number and distribution of the deaths of persons belonging and not belonging to the

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    ... ... 155 Otherwise, and not stated ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... 1 ... 1 1 2 156 Homicide 2 ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... ... ... ... 1 1 ... 3 3 Suicides, all forms. 157 By poison ... ... ... ... ...

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    CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.DEATHS IN EACH WARD.SEX.Total.
    Under 1.1 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 85.85 and upwards.Moorfields.Church.Wenlock.Whitmore.Kingsland.Haggerston.Acton.Male.Female.
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    through being suffocated in bed was 27, as compared with 25 in 1913, 26 in 1912, and 22 in 1911. There were 2 cases of homicide, and 11 men committed suicide. DEATHS IN PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. The number and distribution of the deaths of persons belonging

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    ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 155 Otherwise, and not stated ... 2 1 ... 1 ... ... ... ... 2 1 ... ... ... 2 1 1 ... 1 1 1 5 2 7 156 Homicide 1 ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 1 ... ... ... ... ... 1 1 2 Suicides, all forms. 157 By poison ... ... ... ... ... ...

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    CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.DEATHS IN EACH WARD.SEX.Total.
    Under 1.1 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 8585 and upwards.Moorfields.Church.Hoxton.Wenlock.Whitmore.Kingsland.Haggerston.Ac on.Male.Female.
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    street accidents, 5 from burns and scalds and 15 through falls, mostly amongst old people. There was 1 case of homicide, and 11 persons, 8 of them males, committed suicide. Two infants were suffocated in bed. The decrease in the mortality from

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    ... 155 Otherwise, and not stated ... ... ... 1 1 ... ... 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2 ... ... ... 1 3 ... 3 156 Homicide ... 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... ... 1 1 Suicides, all forms:— 157 By poison ...

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    CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.DEATHS IN EACH WARD.SEX.Total.
    Under 1.1 to 2.2 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 85.85 and upwards.Moorfields.Church.Hoxton.Wenlock.Whitmore.Kingsland.Haggerston.Acton.Male.Female.
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    Three of the latter were in infants suffocated in bed. There were 16 cases of suicide, 11 amongst males and 2 of homicide. The number of infants suffocated in bed still remains low as compared with what it used to be in years gone by. There is, however,

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    ... ... ... 155 Otherwise, and not stated 2 ... ... ... ... ... i ... ... 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2 ... ... 1 1 2 2 4 156 Homicide 1 ... 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2 ... ... 1 1 2 Suicides, all forms :— 157 By poison ... ... ...

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    CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.DEATHS IN EACH WARD.SEX.Total,
    Under 1.1 to 2.2 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 85.85 and upwards.Moorfields.Church.Hoxton.Wenlock.Whitmore.Kingsland.ITaggerston.Acton.Male.Female.
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    1389 VI.—DEVELOPMENTAL DISEASES 32 76 53 110 271 VII.—VIOLENT DEATHS. 1. Accident or Negligence 8 26 23 31 88 2. Homicide ... ... ... ... ... 3, Suicide 1 4 5 5 15 Total Violent Deaths 9 30 28 36 103 VIII.—CAUSES ILL-DEFINED 11 16 14 25 66 Total Deaths

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    TABLE II. SUMMARY OF THE DEATHS IN THE PARISH OF SAINT LEONARD, SHOREDITCH, AND IN EACH SUB-DISTRICT, FOR THE YEAR 1892.
    CAUSES OF DEATH.DEATHS IN EACH SUB-DISTRICT.
    Shoreditch South.Hoxton New Town.Hoxton Old Town.Hagg-erston.Total.
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    1 7'J (2) Homicide. Murder and Manslaughter ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... (3) Suicide. Wounds-Gunshot, Cut,

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    disease 13, parturition 6, and various forms of violence 12, including 5 from falls, 2 from burns, and one case of homicide, and one of suicide. Of the 269 deaths amongst persons aged between 45 and 55 years, 60, including 51 from consumption, were

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    74 Various forms of violence resulted in 105 deaths, of which 96 were due to accident or negligence, 1 to homicide, and 8 to suicide. Cancer was certified as causing the death of 62 persons, as compared with 57 in 1896, 62 in 1895, 80 in 1894,

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    1202 VI.—DEVELOPMENTAL DISEASES 30 46 51 51 178 VII.—VIOLENT DEATHS. 1. Accident or Negligence 12 26 23 35 96 2. Homicide 1 ... ... ... 1 3. Suicide 2 ... 3 3 8 Total Violent Deaths 15 26 26 38 105 VIII.—CAUSES ILL-DEFINED 24 32 38 60 154 Total Deaths

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    SUMMARY OF THE DEATHS IN THE PARISH OF SAINT LEONARD, SHOREDITCH, AND IN EACH SUB-DISTRICT, FOR THE YEAR 1897.
    CAUSES OF DEATH.DEATHS IN EACH SUB-DISTRICT.
    Shoreditch South.Hoxton New Town.Hoxton Old Town.Haggerston.Total.
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    ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Otherwise 1 ... ... ... 1 ... 2 1 ... ... ... 1 ... 3 1 1 5 (2) Homicide. Murder ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 ... ... ... 1 Manslaughter ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...

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