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Wandsworth 1873

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Wandsworth District, The Board of Works (Clapham, Putney, Streatham, Tooting & Wandsworth)]

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STATISTICS OF MORTALITY.

BATTERSEA. (Entire Sub-district.) Population in 1872—58,260. Estimated Population in middle of year 1873 - 61,758. Area in Acres—2,343Total Deaths from each Class of Disease, &c., in the Sub-District.Sex.Age.Social Position.
Males.Females.Under 1 year.From 1 to 5 years.From 5 to 10 years.Under 20 years, including all under 10 years.At 20, and under 40 years of age.At 40, and under 60 years of age.At 60 and under 80 years of age.80 years and upwards.Nobility and Gentry.Professional Class, Merchants, Bankers, &c.Middle and Trading Class, Shopmen, Clerks, &c.Industrial and Labouring Classes.
DISEASES, And other Causes of Death. (53 weeks.)
Classes—
1. ZymoticSmall Pox972411711...............9
Measles351817528235...............1628
Scarlatina633...5...6.....................6
Diphtheria51414...5..................14
Quinsy.............................................
Croup104616210..................28
Whooping Cough4325182121143...............11032
Typhus, Infantile and other Fevrs392316128171066...11829
Erysipelas422.........112............22
Metria, Childbirth19...19.........2161............514
Carbuncle.............................................
Influenza.............................................
Diarrhoea & Dysentery6238245010...60...1...1......1646
Cholera61512...3...21.........24
Totals of Zymotic Class2381221168479141892813711352182
2. Tubercular2381241147138713160398......362173
3. Of Brain, Nerves, &c.1759184742671109213148233132
4. Of the Heart, &c.5927327...418131513...311243
5. Of Respiratory Organs301169132101806190133655106251242
6. Of Digestive Organs372116741126136...22528
7. Of Urinary Organs972...1...1242...1...26
8. Of Organs of Generation8...8............251.........35
9. Of Joints, Bones, &c.321......11...11......1...2
10. Of Skin.............................................
11. Premature Birth, Low Vitality, Malformation, &c.53282553......53..................647
12. Of Uncertain Seat75373811......14817258......1857
13. Age683335..................4523...11651
14. Violence42357622201273.........240
15. Not Specified11............1.....................1
Totals1307697610404234437401531711974621152621009
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