Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for London County Council]
Annual Report of the London County Council, 1912.
|Metropolitan borough.||Deaths, 1912 (52 weeks).||Death-rate per 1,000 persons living.|
It will be seen from the foregoing table that the death-rate from these diseases in the period
1907-11 was highest in Shoreditch (1.76) and lowest in the City of London (0.39), and in 1912 was
highest in Finsbury (2.06) and lowest in Stoke Newington (0.16). The death-rates from these diseases
during each of the four quarters of the year were as follows: First quarter, 0.60; second quarter, 0.85;
third quarter, 0.65; and fourth quarter, 1.01 per 1,000 persons living.
Smallpox and Vaccination.
|Period.||Death-rate per 1,000 persons living.||Period.||Death-rate per 1,000 persons living.|
The smallpox death-rate in each year since 1840 in relation to the mean death-rate during
the period 1841-1912 is shown in diagram (F).
(a) See footnote (c) page 4.