London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Hendon 1933

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hendon]

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Deaths from puerperal causes (Headings 29 and 30 of the Registrar Official's Short List):—

Deaths.Rate per 1,000 total (live and still) births.
No. 29—Puerperal Sepsis21.16
No. 30—Other puerperal causes10.58

Death Rate of Infants under one year of age :—

All infants per 1,000 live births38
Legitimate infants per 1,000 legitimate live births36
Illegitimate infants per 1,00 illegitimate live births ...97
Death from Measles (all ages)Nil
Deaths from Whooping Cough (all ages) ...7
Deaths from Diarrhoea (under 2 years)8