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Hackney 1900

Report on the sanitary condition of the Hackney District for the year 1900

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Table .— Eleven principal causes of Infant Mortality.

189218931894189518961897189818991900
Measles19335241532252912
Scarlatina442367422
Whooping Cough416825296136442250
Teething21221823191117166
Diarrhœa8610358141171151160165181
Convulsions99127861049372727080
Lung Diseases152162133154137142131150136
Tubercular Diseases668453315755615673
Atrophy and Debility174109144125101131136134128
Premature Birth1091058199110118145124130
Accidents & Violence282631342726343630
Total799878666767826781829804828
Other Causes113167136209184198213265207
Total91210458029761010979104210691035
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Senile Mortality.—The deaths of persons at 65 years of age
and upwards numbered 822 during the year. This total is made up
of 397 deaths between the ages of 65 and 75; 322 between 75 and
85; and 103 above 85 years, and is equal to a mortality of 3.7 per
1,000 living.
SPECIFIC CAUSES OF DEATH.
Class I.
Specific Febrile or Zymotic Diseases.—The corrected number
of deaths in this class during the year was 578, against 747
during the year 1899; thus shewing a decline of 169, and a zymotic
death rate of 2.1 per 1,000 living. The zymotic mortality for London
for the same period is 2.2 per 1,000 living.


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