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Hornchurch 1956

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hornchurch]

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SECTION A.
STATISTICS AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS OF THE AREA
Area in acres (including half of tidal basin) 20,308
Registrar-General's estimate of Home Population (midyear)
1956 113,600
Number of inhabited houses according to rate books
(December, 1956) 35,000
Rateable value (December, 1956) £1,483,526
Sum represented by a penny rate (December, 1956) £5,800
Extracts from Vital Statistics for the Year.
Births.
Number of live births allocated to the district as adjusted
for inward and outward transfers 1,967
(1,041 males, 926 females)
Birth rate per 1,000 Home Population using area comparability
factor 16.79
Number of stillbirths allocated to the district 33
(15 males, 18 females)
Stillbirth rate per 1,000 Home Population 0.29
Stillbirth rate per 1,000 total (live and still) births 16.5
Deaths.
Number of deaths of Hornchurch residents as supplied by
the Registrar-General (adjusted for inward and outward
transfers) 1,294
(667 males, 627 females)
Death rate per 1,000 Home Population using area comparability
factor 10.59
Deaths of infants under one year of age„ 43
(22 males, 21 females)
Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 births) 21.86
Deaths of infants under 4 weeks of age 31
(14 males, 17 females)
Neonatal mortality rate (per 1,000 births) 10.67

DEATH RATE—COMPARISON WITH PREVIOUS YEARS.

19419.6194910.6*
19427.9195010.4
19438.9195110.3
19449.2195210.4
19459.9195313.1
19469.0195412.1
19478.3195511.6
19488.2195610.5
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*Area Comparability Factor returned.


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