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Lambeth 1966

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

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DEATHS FROM CANCER OF THE LUNG AND BRONCHUS
The number of deaths from cancer of the lung and bronchus increased, 282
occurring compared with 247 in 1965. The deaths among men were nearly four
times as great as among women, 225 compared with 57.

The deaths were distributed amongst the various age groups as follows

AgeMaleFemaleTotals
25-34 years1-1
35-44 years7-7
45-54 years21829
55-64 years771087
65-74 years8023103
75 years and over391655
22557282
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ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
My thanks are due to the Borough Engineer and Surveyor for the following
information regarding road traffic accidents occurring within the Borough of
Lambeth during the year 1966.
The figures shown refer not only to Lambeth residents but also to persons
living in other areas who were involved in accidents in the Borough. The number
of fatalities shown may not agree therefore with those in the list of causes of
death supplied by the Registrar-General. The Registrar-General's figures refer to
Lambeth residents only, and the death may have occurred within the Borough of
Lambeth or outside the district.
Number of Accidents
Adults 2,186
Children 562
Total 2,748

Number of Casualties

KilledAdultsChildrenTotals
42345
Seriously injured393100493
Slightly injured2,3945082,902
2,8296113,440
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