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Islington 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Islington Borough]

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COMPARATIVE VITAL STATISTICS - 1947 TO 1960

(Compiled from Registrar-General's Returns)

19601959195819571956195519541953195219511950194919481947
Population222,940223,400225,800227,800228,300228,800230,500233,500235,300235,800238, 200239,580238,200236,840
Live Births - (Total)5,1954,9724,5924, 5824,3223,9454,0633,9693,8973,8804,0914,3894,6085, 577
(Illegitimate)652557494467402340336296282285302318331431
Birth Rate per 1,000 population (Unadjusted)23.322.320.320.118.917.217.617.016.5616 4517.1718.3219.3423.55
Still Birth Rate per 1,000 births19.819.5221.9419.6821.5121.0919.3122.6617.8920.9417.4819.8718.9418.99
Deaths2, 4662, 5802, 5942,4572,5662,5912,4252,6692,8763,1312,7602,9582,6823,053
Death rate - (Unadjusted)11.111.5511.4910.7911.2411.3210.5211.4312.2213.2811.5912.3511.2612.89
Maternal Death rate per 1,000 births0.191.181.280.640.450.250.480.991.010.500.720.670.850.70
Death rate of Infants under 1 year2122232121261724222829273532
Marriage rate per 1,000 population21.2421.5121.020.7321.4420.9519 3519.0817.8519.1718.3718.6119.6719.54
T.B.Notifications per 1,000 population (all forms)1.831.672.131.511.811.971.942.082.031.772.052.202.252.43
Death-rates per 1,000 population-
Pulmonary T.B.0.050.100.140.120.150.200.160.160.300.300.380.520.660.70
DiphtheriaNilNilNilNilNilNilNilNilNil0.0040.0040.008Nil0.004
Neoplasm of Lung Bronchus & Trachea0.820.770.680.670.620.520.530.570.540.540.54***
Suicides0.130.140.150.110.150.130.130.140.0760.150.090.120.150.07
Motor Vehicle Accidents0.150.130.130.0920.130.140.0820.0770.0760.110.100.060.080.11
Other violent causes0.260.250.180.230.220.220.170.200.220.260.260.250.430.37
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