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]
Report of the County Medical Officer-General.
It will be seen from the foregoing table that the death-rate in 1912 from diarrhoea and
enteritis per 1,000 births was highest in Shoreditch (26.39) and lowest in Hampstead (0.78). The
death-rates in London in each of the four quarters of the year 1912 were as follows: first quarter,
7.56; second quarter, 7.51; third quarter, 22.92; and fourth quarter, 11.93.
The deaths(a) from erysipelas in the Administrative County of London during 1912 (52 weeks)
numbered 152, as compared with 202 in 1912 (52 weeks).
The age-distribution of these deaths was as follows:—
|Under 1 Year.||1—||5 —||10-||15—||20—||25-||35-||45-||55-||65—||75 +||All ages.|
|Year.||Notified Cases.||Case-rate per 1,000 persons living.||Deaths. (b)||Death-rate per 1,000 persons living.|
|Metropolitan borough.||Notified Cases, 1912 (52 weeks).||Case-rate per 1,000 persons living.|
(a) See footnote (c) page 4. (b) See footnote (b) page 33.