Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
Forty-first annual report on the health and sanitary condition of the Parish of St. Mary, Islington
Measles was the registered cause of 288 deaths in 1896, which is
an increase of 153 deaths on the year immediately preceding, and an
excess of 83 on the corrected average (205) of the eleven years 1885-95.
In 1895 there were 135 deaths.
The 288 deaths were equal to a death-rate of 0.83 per 1,000
The particulars as to the deaths and death-rates in the several
Sub-districts and in the Parish are given in the two following Tables.
Table XXIX. Showing the deaths from Measles in the Sub-Districts for each quarter.
|Sub-Districts.||1st Quarter||2nd Quarter.||3rd Quarter.||4th Quarter.||Whole Year.|
|Islington, South West||94||35||10||2||141|
|Islington, South East||25||15||7||7||54|
Table XXX. Showing the death-rates from Measles of the Sub-Districts for each quarter.
|Sub-Districts.||1st Quarter.||2nd Quarter.||3rd Quarter.||4th Quarter.||Whole Year.|
|Islington, South West||3. 50||1.30||0.37||0.07||1.29|
|Islington, South East||1.50||0.90||0.42||0.39||0.79|