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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Table LXIV. Showing the sickness rates Enteric Fever of the Sub-districts for each Quarter.

Sub-Districts.1st Quarter.2nd Quarter.3rdQuarter.4th Quarter.Whole Year.
Upper Holloway0.440.480.930.450.57
Islington, South West0.370.411.421.210.83
Islington, South East0.420.420.900.330.51
The Parish0.430.400.980. 820.66

Table LXV. Showing the fatality from Enteric Fever. (Deaths to 100 cases of Sickness)

Sub-Districts.1st Quarter.2nd Quarter.3rd Quarter.4th Quarter.Whole Year.
Upper Holloway36.38.321.725.022.4
Islington, South West10.018.15.720.0l8.2
Islington, South East57.1..26.6..22.8
The Parish35.114.716.818.620.0

No case was known in the Parish during the twelve months. This
disease is happily becoming more rare in London and in the provincial
towns, owing entirely to the improved sanitary conditions under which
the people live.