177 deaths were registered in the London County Asylum, Colney
Hatch. These deaths were equal to a rate of 78.9 per 1,000 of population
living in the Asylum at all ages.
The chief causes of deaths in the Asylum during the year were the
Exhaustion from General Paralysis 30
Exhaustion from Mania, Dementia or Melancholia 96
Exhaustion from Epilepsy 22
Various Diseases 9
The rate of Infant Mortality measured by the proportion of deaths
under 1 year to registered births for the year 1894, was 140 per 1,000
births. The number of deaths of infants under 1 year of age was 29.
In 1893 rate was 114, in 1892 rate was 78,1891, 105, 1890 it was 108,
1889, 27, and in 1888, 101.
The Zymotic Death-rate or death-rate from chief infectious diseases
was equal to a rate of 1.6.
The Zymotic Diseases are Small-pox, Whooping Cough, Scarlet Fever,
Measles, Diphtheria, Enteric Fever, Typhus, Diarrhœa. The number of
deaths from Zymotic Disease was 12, 5 from Whooping Cough, 2 from
Measles, 3 from Diphtheria, 1 Enteric Fever, 1 Diarrhœa.