Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Strand District, London]
ON THE SANITARY CONDITION OF
Upon the basis of the estimated population already referred to,
the death.rate for 1898 is 21.43 per thousand persons as compared
with 23.20 per thousand, the average rate for the preceding
seven years. The death.rates in the four quarters were as
1st Quarter. 2nd Quarter. 3rd Quarter. 4th Quarter.
London 21.3 16.0 17.5 16.7
Strand 24.75 21.80 20.49 18.68
The London rate for the year was 18.3, being 0.9 per 1,000
below the average of the preceding seven years.
London and Strand Death Rates for the year ending 31st December, 1898, compared with the average rates for the seven years, 1891.1897.
|Districts.||Annual rate per 1,000 Persons Living.|
|Total Deaths||Principal Zymotic Diseases.||Deaths under One year of age per 1,000 births.|
|Average of years.||1898.||Average of years.||1898.||Average of years. 1891.97.||1898.|