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
To Cancer were ascribed 291 deaths, representing a death-rate of
0.84 per 1,000.
The following Table shows the districts and season of the year to
which they were referred :—
|Quarters.||Upper Holloway.||Islington South-west.||Islington South-east.||Highbury.||The Parish.|
Of these 291 persons, 187 or 64 per cent. were women. The ages
of all persons were as follows:—
95 and upwards —
All ages 291
THE NOTIFICATION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES.
The number of infectious diseases notified during the year was
3,882, which represent a sickness rate of 11.15 per 1,000 inhabitants, as