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St Pancras 1910

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

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TABLE II. (a).
Extract from a Report upon Measles in England and Wales, by Dr.
Theodore Thompson. Supplement to Twenty-fourth Annual Report
of the Medical Officer of the Local Government Board for 1894-5,
p. 138.

Table showing for a particular Urban District the number of persons known to have been attacked by measles at each of several age-periods, and also, in each instance, the number of deaths referred to this disease during a period of about two years, with the attack rate and death rate annually from this cause per 1000 living, and the fatality rate per 1000 persons attacked by measles during the period:—

Age Groups.Estimated Mean Population, March, 1892, to March, 1894.Attacks by Measles, March, 189*2, to February, 1894.Deaths from Measles, March, 1892, to March, 1894.Measles Attack Kate Annually per 1000 living.Measles Death Rate Annually per 1000 living.Measles Fatality Rate per 1000 attacked.
At all ages356062031*125281.761
Under 55108140111913711.685
10 and upwards.259683900-750.00

* As regards 31 of these persons there is no knowledge as to age.
† Based upon the 1891 census figures. No doubt there has been confusion at the
census between children under 1 year of age and children over 1 year of age.