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Islington 1960

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

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Accidents

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

195219531954195519561957195819591960
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.

Type0-1-5-15-25-45-65-75+M.P.Total
Motor Vehicle Accidents--378754221234
Falls-----7415121426
Accidental Poisoning (Solid, Liquid Gases and Vapours).--21122538
Drowning---1----1-1
Fi re13-121--628
Inhalation of Stomach contents, ingestion of food, etc-----1--1-1
Others (Railway Accidents, etc.).1-11431210313
Total2341215201223573491
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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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