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[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St. Pancras, London, Borough of]
CAUSES OF DEATH.
Notifiable Infectious Diseases. Principal Zymotic Diseases.
Scarlatina or Scarlet Fever. Scarlet Fever.
Diphtheria or Membranous Croup. Diphtheria.
Typhus Fever. Typhus Fever.
Typhoid or Enteric Fever. Enteric Fever.
Continued Fever. Continued Fever.
Erysipelas. Whooping Cough.
At the end of the Report, in Table 7c, will be found set out the number of
deaths under 5 years age and at 5 years upwards, from each of the Notifiable
Infectious Diseases in the respective Registration Sub.Districts, and the entire
District of St. Pancras. In Table 8, in a similar manner, the deaths from the
non.notifiable "principal zymotic diseases" will be found set out. From these
two Tables the mortality of the respective diseases, and of each of the groups,
have been obtained, as shown in Tables Nos. 9a and B, and Tables Nos. 10a
and B, and as compared as follows:—
Phthisis—This disease, the type of the tubercular group of diseases, was the cause of 440 deaths compared to 426 deaths in 1903, 454 in 1902, and 445 in the year previous to that. The incidence of this disease in the Sub.Districts were as follows:—
|Sub.Districts.||Number.||Per 1000 Population.||Per cent of Total Deaths.|