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St George (Southwark) 1869

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Southwark, The Vestry of the Parish of St. George the Martyr]

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Annual Report of the Medical Officer of health—1868—9.
By the third Table is shown the rate of mortality in each sub-district. There are
three sub-districts, and the rate of mortality differs in each. That named the Borough.
Road sub-district, invariably presents the greatest mortality; and until now the Kent Road
sub-district the least; during the past year it stands second, the London Road sub-district
having suffered the fewest deaths. In the Borough Road sub-district, 30 have died in
1000 persons living; in the Kent Road sub-district, 24; and in the London Road subdistrict,
21.

TABLE No. 4.

1864-51865-61866-71867-81868-9
BIRTHS.DEATHS.BIRTHS.DEATHS.BIRTHS.DEATHS.BIRTHS.DEATHS.BIRTHS.DEATHS.
Quarther ending june469410359315491375532292538324
Quarter ending September494357479351466377512334501367
Quarter ending December516450552383509366489373579451
Quarter ending March589429599433578384525353554359
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The fourth Table shows the number of births and deaths that have occurred in each
quarter, during the last five years.

TABLE No. 5.

1864—51865—61866—71867—81868—9
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterTotalFirst QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterTotalFirst QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterTotalFirst QuarterSecond Quarterthird QuarterFourth QuarterTotalFirst QuarterSecond Quarter .| Third QuarterFourth QuarterTotal
Small Pox214182...1368148144171061242......24
Measles161319553...917834135342531541311316535
Scarlatina2520303782164628712510316520114281129351
Diphtheria122...5...1326...22371212611316
whooping cough1892116647515214829111145513821???6719165343
Diarrhœa828354412636485629814144446???116863???
Typhus373626291281110121851...2612...???698113411101215???
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