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St Pancras 1910

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St. Pancras, London, Borough of]

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Notifiable Infectious Diseases. Principal Zymotic Diseases.
Small-pox. Small-pox.
Scarlatina or Scarlet Fever. Scarlet Fever.
Diphtheria or Membranous Croup. Diphtheria.
Typhus Fever. Typhus Fever.
Tyhoid or Enteric Fever. Enteric Fever.
Continued Fever. Continued Fever.
Relapsing Fever.
Puerperal Fever. Measles.
Cholera. Whooping Cough.
Erysipelas. Diarrhoea.
Plague. Dysentery.
At the end of the Report, in Table 7 c, will be found set out the number of
deaths under 5 years of age and 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 " printipal 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 9b and Tables Nos. 10a
and 10b. and are compared as follows :—

Phthisis.—This disease, the type of the tubercular group of diseases, was the cause of 297 deaths, compared to 374 deaths in 1909, 362 in 1908, and 376 in the year previous to that. The incidence of this disease in the Sub-Districts was as follows :—

Sub-Districts.Number.Per 1000 Population.Per cent. of Total deaths.
St. Pancras2971.259.1