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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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APPENDIX OF STATISTICAL TABLES.

TABLE I.

Summary of Deaths and their Causes, registered in the entire District during 1873, classified according to Sex, Age, and Social Position, and showing also the relative Numbers in each Sub-District.

POPULATION of ENTIRE DISTRICT, As corrected by the Registrar General. Census 1871—125,060. Estimated Population for middle of year, 1873,— 138,796. Area in Statute Acres, 11,695. DISEASES, And other Causes of Death.Total Deaths from each Class of Disease, &c., in the entire District.Sub-Districts.Sex.Ace.Social Position
Clapham—Population in 1871, 27,347, area in acres, 1,233.Wandsworth—Population in 1871,19,783, area in acres, 2,478.Battersea—Population in 1871, 54,016, area in acres, 2,348.Putney—Population in 1871, 9,439, area in acres, 2,176.Streatham, Tooting, and Balham—Population 1871, 14,475, area in acres, 3,465.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 uuder 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.
Classes:—
1. ZymoticSmall Pox9......9......72411711...............9
Measles5511435232926941555...............21142
Scarlatina92...6...136...719..................27
Diphtheria11335......4717191...............56
Quinsy11............1......1...1..................1...
Croup213510...31011215321..................417
Whooping Cough741484381839353933274...............31457
Typhus and other Fevers65107392732335612321599...121349
Erysipelas121641...663......4242...1137
Metria, Childbirth28311923...28.........2224............919
Carbuncle............................................................
Influenza............................................................
Diarrhœa & Choleraic Disease1262522681107452421...1141623...43092
Totals of Zymotic Class.41173562389352052066713225328422513321292305
2. Tubercular4266173238193521021698551219214174181313112298
3. Of Brain and Nerves3701190175262819117910946131783668799171996238
4. Of Heart139271759132357828142321444926124378
5. Of Respiratory Organs54393793012149290253166119113022974115231414115400
6. Of Digestive Organs961322371212435315101271533192552264
7. Of Urinary Organs .341059462410...1...351013...521413
8. Of Organs of Gene ration1713823...17............485...11510
9. Of Joints, Bones, &c.103331...642116...13......1...9
10. Of Skin421......1132...14...............112
11. Premature Birth, Low Vitality, Malformation, &c.1434522537167568140......143...............231111
12. Of Uncertain Seat126172675266264141023312304110333288
13. Age1443422683175886..................72724113990
14. Violence70994255502095534341262...21157
15. Not Specified47365114212664...1251515...181424
Totals2580475433130712524012931287636387751285326394448127611066271786
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