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

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Islington 1896

Forty-first annual report on the health and sanitary condition of the Parish of St. Mary, Islington

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To this disease of childbed were ascribed eleven deaths, one less
than in 1895. These were in the proportion of 1.11 deaths to every
1,000 births.
The proportion of deaths to births was least in Upper Holloway,
where it was only 0.34 in every 1,000, and greatest in Islington Southeast,
where it was 2.11.

Table XLVII. Showing the Deaths from Puerperal Fever in the Sub-districtsfor each Quarter.

Sub-Districts.1st Quarter.2nd Quarter.3rdQuarter.4th Quarter.Whole Year.
Upper Holloway......11
Islington, South Welt..2136
Islington, South East11..24
The Parish131611

Table XLVIII. Showing the Deaths fromPuerperal Feverper 1,000 Births in theSub-districts for each Quarter.

Sub-District.1st Quarter.2nd Quarter.3rd Quarter.4th Quarter.Whole Year.
Upper Holloway..••..1.240.34
Islington, South West..2 .461.303.201.77
Islington, South East2.092.15..3.962.11
The Parish0.401.230.432.201.11

There were 33 deaths credited to Influenza. These represent an
annual death-rate of 0.09 per 1,000.