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Greenwich 1896

Annual report for the year ending 25th March, 1897

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Table No. 8. ANALYSIS OF SICKNESS AND MORTALITY STATiSTICS IN LONDON FOR THE YEAR 1896. (Specially compiled for " The Lancet.")

Sanitary Areas.Estimated Population in the middle of 1896.Notified Cases of Infectious Disease.Deaths from Principal Infectious Diseases.Deaths from all causes.Death-rate per 1000 living.Deaths of Infants under one year to 1000 Births.
Small-pox.Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria.*Typhus Fever.Enteric Fever.Other Continued Fevers.Puerperal Fever.Erysipelas.Cholera.Total.Annual Rate per 1000 persons living.Small-pox.Measles.Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria. †Whooping Cough.Typhus Fever.Enteric Fever.Other Continued Fevers.Diarrhoea.Total.Annual Rate per 1000 persons living.
LONDON4,421,95522525,64713,8086319010327764361349,70511.19369294026632931556413319214,0093.181,72118.2160
West Districts.
Paddington124,83847952476111011912379.71103226549131663202.5194715.3156
Kensington170,6601310203729578275179010.3173407099161604592.6291416.8178
Hammersmith104,551353221815149121_9398.8622152621132852982.8182817.2179
Fulham115,0082628356545999211559.910129776991344193.6205717.6175
Chelsea96,65725714886626120125512.8—_1102311563101663883.9185018.8168
St. George, Hanover Square80,04113421245412565807.1321124159201111.4110813.6149
Westminster53,47722241093521794528.3181020269351182.297818.0170
St. James, Westminster22,9553753762201436.131323310522.239717.0149
North Districts.
Marylebone141,11448112921073248146510.219526747020684533.2285519.9141
Hampstead75,8122891995826546087.958730227171411.891611.9123
St. Pancras241,0666107948220012135521448.71333799128311800082.5444218.1168
Islington337,6395120471117236631394388211.312755725524747116010433.0587117.1150
Stoke Newington33,6152226801614036510.7581916527802.343412.7126
Hackney213,7748153359320276311266012.2953610314713711926122.8341415.7146
Central Districts. St. Giles38,15818060211803428.8417714416892.373719.0147
St. Martin-in-the-Fields13,003173161821121239.31133535302.321416.2164
Strand23,8201323781111897.828638113592.455022.7193
Holbom30,93211237213012652959.4133122715221013.273623.4194
Clerkenwell66,195546124667410889113.25315424215882553.8139320.7184
St. Luke41,4782264133382213357413.6352126234521613.8105925.1154
City of London31,4092197722113432710.267117105461.462619.6137
East Districts.
Shoreditch122,265170837111793297150612.11143397412617—_1365364.3265621.4180
Bethnal Green129,15121257460129412327219116.715335751602011135574.2290222.1170
Whitechapel78,8864638351622138119514.9—_5120483691452102.6165520.6141
St. George-in-the-East47,589237821433128971914.9281830175601583.3118724.5154
Limehouse58,3477350270271411076913.0621549613462364.0135722.9176
Mile End Old Town111,226276455111325197163414.58434978316954093.6225219.9157
Poplar169,3799964701184873151218912.714733105158261686373.7355020.6176
South Districts.
St. Saviour, Southwark25,27641408393527110.51751819123833.258722.8213
St. George, Southwark60,30133351934839567711.0771740557_—642604.2147224.0181
Newington121,19136774078819194137911.2198297166181274103.3252720.5184
St. Olave, Southwark11,673624492113611.5115913217574.826122.0153
Bermondsey85,50843942586551318579.97520739711523283.8187321.6160
Rotherhithe40,43251981234516113149212.04310263611311573.883420.3159
Lambeth296,03618159569211651420355628669.521826513914012411757292.4508416.9136
Battersea165,86481175419109110253197511.717932821381611666143.6298517.7177
Wandsworth188,90821000299102811265116888.81512940158211215202.7274914.3150
Camberwell253,97513122214303175163191317912.3206522601961371769283.6460217.8156
Deptford (including Greenwich)176,293141163836113317242238813.32193511401273211206663.7332318.5157
Lewisham (excluding Penge)83,79513433655897985510.039775289602182.6121614.3136
Woolwich41,33411461022131453197.6729312221281653.986120.5172
Lee38,714116875286373158.01481718215741.952613.4141
Plumstead59,6104363208293343165410.8691855354332143.593615.4133
Port of London55617235
* Including 446 cases of membranous croup, † Including deaths from membranous croup.
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