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Friern Barnet 1894

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Friern Barnet]

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Total Deaths at all ages

Friern Barnet.Colney Hatch Asylum.
188462181
188566179
188668194
188753190
188871194
188975229
189094243
189184233
189279259
189376231
189477177
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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
following:—
Exhaustion from General Paralysis 30
Exhaustion from Mania, Dementia or Melancholia 96
Exhaustion from Epilepsy 22
Pneumonia 4
Cancer 4
Phthisis 12
Various Diseases 9
177
Infant Mortality.
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.
Zymotic Death-rate.
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.


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