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Fulham 1914

Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1914

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DEATHS FROM OTHER DISEASES.
Cancer.
From the various forms of cancer there were 167
deaths, 57 of males and 110 of females, respresenting a
death rate of 1.06 per 1,000, against a decennial average
of 1.02.

The parts primarily affected were:—

Males.Females.
Cancer of the Buccal Cavity43
Cancer of the Stomach, Liver, &c.2823
Cancer of the Peritoneum, Intestines and Rectum1125
Cancer of the Female Genital Organs28
Cancer of the Breast17
Cancer of the Skin4
Cancer of other or unspecified organs1410
57110
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Diseases of the Respiratory System.
From these diseases there were 389 deaths, or 18.2
per cent, of the deaths from all causes.
Violence
The deaths of Fulham residents from various forms
of violence numbered 80, of which 18 were due to
suicide.

Other diseases caused the following deaths:-

Diseases of the Circulatory System245
Diseases of the Nervous System139
Diseases of the Digestive System100
Diseases of the Urinary System92
Senile Decay67
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