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Hendon 1908

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hendon RDC]

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TABLE V. Infantile Mortality During the Year 1908.

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

Cause or Death.Under 1 Week1-2 Weeks.2-3 Weeks.3-4 Weeks.Total under 1 Month.1-2 Months.2-3 Months.3-4 Months.4-5 Months5-6 Months6-7 Months.7-8 Months.8-9 Months.9-10 Months.10-11 Months.11-12 Months.Total Deaths under 1 Year.
All Causes.Certified...................................................
Uncertified...................................................
Common Infectious Diseases.Small-pox...................................................
Chicken pox...................................................
Measles..........................................1...1
Scarlet Fever...................................................
Diphtheria (including Membranous Croup)...................................................
Whooping Cough...................................................
Diarrhœal DiseasesDiarrhœa, all forms...................................................
Enterit's, Muco enteritis, Gastro enteritis..............................1...1.........2
Gastritis, Gastro intestinal Catarrh...................................................
Wasting Diseases.Premature Birth4.........4.................................4
Congenital Defects1.........11..............................2
Injury at Birth...................................................
Want of Breast-milk,...................................................
Atrophy, Debility, Marasmus2...1...3.........1.....................4
Tuberculous Diseases.Tuberculous Meningitis...................................................
Tuberculous Peritonitis: Tabes Mesenterica...................................................
Other Tuberculous Diseases...................................................
Other Causes.Erysipelas...................................................
Syphilis...................................................
Rickets...................................................
Meningitis (not Tuberculous)........................1.....................1
Convulsions..................1...........................1
Bronchitis...............1..............................1
Laryngitis...................................................
Pneumonia........................1...............1...2
Suffocation, overlying1.........1.................................1
Other Causes........................1.....................1
Totals8...1...921...4...1...1...2...20
Population (Estimated to Middle of 1908)—12,924. Births in the Year—Legitimate, 248; Illegitimate, 3. Deaths in the Year of—Legitimate Infants, 18: Illegitimate Infanta, 2 Deaths from all Causes at All Ages—110.
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