London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Islington 1960

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

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The following table gives the deaths from accidents to Islington residents from 1952 onwards:-

Motor vehicle accidents181819332921303034
Other violent accidents484640505152405557
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In the following table causes of accidental deaths in 1960 are analysed, in their respective age groups.

Motor Vehicle Accidents--378754221234
Accidental Poisoning (Solid, Liquid Gases and Vapours).--21122538
Fi re13-121--628
Inhalation of Stomach contents, ingestion of food, etc-----1--1-1
Others (Railway Accidents, etc.).1-11431210313
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Fatalities due to motor vehicle accidents were higher than in 1959 Other fatal accidents
were increased by 2.

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