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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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To secure uniformity it is deemed advisable to follow in each year the tabulation arrangements of the Registrar General, otherwise confusion might result in making the necessary comparisons.

PUTNEY and ROEHAMPTON. Population (Census) 1871— 9,439. Estimated population in middle of the year 1873— 10,101. Area in Statute Acres—2,176. DISEASES, And other causes of Death.Total Deaths from each Class of Disease, &c., in the Sub-DistrictSexAgeSocial Position
MalesFemalesUnder 1 yearFrom 1 to 5 yearsFrom 5 to 10 yearsUnder 20 years, including all under 10 yearsAt 20, and under 40 years of ageAt 40, and under GO years of ageAt 60, and under 80 years of age80 years and upwardsNobility and GentryProfessional Class, Merchants, Bankers, &c.Middle and Trading Class, Shopmen, Clerks, &c.Industrial and Labouring Classes
Classes:—
1. ZymoticSmall Pox.............................................
Measles211...1...2..................11
Scarlatina.............................................
Diphtheria.............................................
Quinsy.............................................
Croup.............................................
Whooping Cough1...1...1...1...............1......
Typhus and other Fevers211.........11...............11
Erysipelas11.....................1............1
Metria, Childbirth2...2............2...............11
Carbuncle.............................................
Influenza.............................................
Diarrhæa & Choleraic Disease.11......1...1.....................1
Totals of Zymotic Class936...3153...1......135
*2. Tubercular1971252...712.........12115
3. Of Brain, Nerves, &c.26131325...7...107256105
4. Of the Heart, &c.13310.........1...6311363
5. Of Respiratory Organs2112935...9145231107
6. Digestive Organs12571......1254...1281
7. Urinary Organs.422............112...1...21
8. Of Organs of Generation2...2............1...1............2
9. Of Joints, Bones, &c.1...1..................1............1
10. Of Skin.............................................
11. Premature Birth, Low Vitality, Mal formation, &c.7257......7...............133
12. Of Uncertain Seat2...2............11......1......1
13. Age312..................121...11
14. Violence52311...31......1......23
15. Not Specified11......1...1..................1...
Totals12551741919141242725814165738
* Of the Tubercular class of diseases there were 15 deaths registered as being due to Pulmonary Phthisis.
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