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Barking 1905

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barking]

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24. Breast, one month. Canned foods.
23. Condensed milk and barley water.
No sanitary defects.
26. Condensed milk and barley water.
No sanitary defects.
That is, in about 11 per cent. of the fatal cases, there is no
history of the child having been fed on any artificial food whatever.
The rest of the cases are simple. Cow's milk and barley water
or condensed milk and barley water being the usual diet.

From the annexed table it will be seen that the death rate has remained much the same during the past 3 years. The average death rate for the 10 years 1895-1905 is 1.8.

YearEst. Population.No. of Deaths.Rate.
189616,5001311
189718,5005027
189820,0005226
189920,5004521
190021,5007031
190121,7504319
190223,50015•63
190325,00028112
190426,500401-5
190528,00043i'd
From the annexed table it will be seen that the death rate has remained much the same during the past 3 years. The average death rate for the 10 years 1895-1905 is 1.8.
YearEst. Population.No. of Deaths.Rate.
189616,5001311
189718,5005027
189820,0005226
189920,5004521
190021,5007031
190121,7504319
190223,50015•63
190325,00028112
190426,500401-5
190528,00043i'd
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Phthisis.
The number of deaths registered from this disease during the
year was 22, which is equal to an annual death rate of .78 of the
estimated population. The number of other Tubercular diseases
was 9, making a total for all Tubercular diseases of 31. Therefore
the rate for all Tubercular diseases works out at 1.1 per 1,000 of the
estimated population. These rates are very satisfactory.


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