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Hornchurch 1958

[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
1958) 120,300
Number of inhabited houses according to rate books
(December 1958) 38,111
Rateable value (December 1958) £1,589,389
Sum represented by a penny rate (December 1958) £6,290
Extracts from Vital Statistics for the Year.
Number of live births allocated to the district as adjusted
for inward and outward transfers 2,371
(1,221 males, 1,150 females)
Birth rate per 1,000 Home Population using area comparability
factor 18.51
Number of still-births allocated to the district 28
(20 males, 8 females)
Still-birth rate per 1,000 live and still-births 11.67
Total live and still-births 2,399
(1,241 males, 1,158 females)
Deaths of infants under one year of age 33
(21 males, 12 females)
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births— total 13.91
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births—legitimate 13.78
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births—illegitimate 20.40
Deaths of infants under four weeks of age (Neo-natal) 28
(17 males, 11 females)
Neo-natal mortality rate per 1,000 live births 11.80
Illegitimate live births per cent of total live births 2%
Maternal deaths including abortion Nil
Maternal mortality rate per 1,000 live and still-births Nil
Number of deaths of Hornchurch residents as supplied by
the Registrar-General (adjusted for inward and outward
transfers) 1,166
(611 males, 555 females)
Death rate per 1,000 Home Population using area comparability
factor 10.27

DEATH RATE -COMPARISON WITH PREVIOUS YEARS.

19438.9195110.3
19449.2195210.4
19459.9195313.1
19469.0195412.1
19478.3195511.6
19488.2195610.5
194910.6*195710.4
195010.4195810.2
*Area Comparability Factor returned.
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