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Acton 1906

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Acton]

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Table5.

INFANTILE MORTALITY DURING THE YEAR 1906.

Deaths from stated Causes in Weeks and Months under One Year of Age.

CAUSE OF DEATH.Under 1 week1-2 weeks.2-3 weeks.3-4 weeksTotal under 1 month.1-2 months.2-3 months.3-4 months.4-5 months.5-6 months.6-7 months.7-8 months.8-9 months.9-10 months.10-11 months.11-12 months.Total Deaths under One Year.
Common Infectious Diseases.Small-pox...................................................
Chicken-pox...................................................
Measles...........................1.........1...24
Scarlet Fever...................................................
Diphtheria : Croup...................................................
Whooping Cough.....................1..................113
Diarrhœa, all forms.........1176119962763370
Diarrhœal Diseases. -Enteritis, Muco-enteritis.
Gastro-enteritis......1...113............1......1...7
Gastritis, Gastro-
intestinal Catarrh...............11...1.....................3
Premature Birth.12317231...............1............25
Congenital Defects4.........4...1...........................5
Wasting Diseases.Injury at Birth4.........4.................................4
Want of Breast-milk,
Starvation...................................................
Atrophy, Debilitv,
Marasmus41117322......1......1......16
Tuberculous Meningitis........................1......2............3
Tuberculous Peritonitis:
Tuberculous Diseases.Tabes Mesenterica.....................2...111.........16
Other Tuberculous
Diseases..................2...........................2
Ervsipelas...................................................
Syphilis.........11...1...........................2
Rickets...................................................
Meningitis (not Tuberculous).....................1......11...1...15
Convulsions121...4...1...............1.........6
Bronchitis...............21...1......1......1...7
Laryngitis..........................................112
Pneumonia...1......1...111...1143l317
Suffocation, overlaying3.........3............1..................4
Other Causes......11242...1..................110
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Population estimated to middle of 1906, 52,000. Deaths from all Causes at all Ages 687.
Births in the year legitimate 1,494. legitimate infants 179.
illegitimate 39. Deaths in the year of illegitimate infants 22.


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