Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1914
DEATHS FROM OTHER DISEASES.
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
The parts primarily affected were:—
|Cancer of the Buccal Cavity||4||3|
|Cancer of the Stomach, Liver, &c.||28||23|
|Cancer of the Peritoneum, Intestines and Rectum||11||25|
|Cancer of the Female Genital Organs||—||28|
|Cancer of the Breast||—||17|
|Cancer of the Skin||—||4|
|Cancer of other or unspecified organs||14||10|
Diseases of the Respiratory System.
From these diseases there were 389 deaths, or 18.2
per cent, of the deaths from all causes.
The deaths of Fulham residents from various forms
of violence numbered 80, of which 18 were due to
Other diseases caused the following deaths:-
|Diseases of the Circulatory System||245|
|Diseases of the Nervous System||139|
|Diseases of the Digestive System||100|
|Diseases of the Urinary System||92|