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Leyton 1895

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Leyton]

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The infant mortality, or deaths of infants under 1 year per 1,000
births registered, is 150.

Table VIII.—Chief causes of Death.

Small Pox0
Scarlet Fever12
Diphtheria63
Membranous Croup6
Typhoid Fever11
Erysipelas8
Puerperal Fever0
Simple Continued Fever0
Influenza24
Croup4
Measles50
Whooping Cough26
Diarrhœa72
Heart Disease73
Phthisis86
Diseases of Respiratory Organs181
Premature Births36
Rheumatic Fever0
Cancer24
All other Diseases409
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Of these deaths 70 were registered by the coroner's notification.

Table IX.—Number of Deaths and Death Rate per 1,000 of population from certain causes.

Phthisis.Pneumonia and Bronchitis.Heart Disease.Violence.Premature Birth.
Number of Deaths86181732136
Death Rate per 1,000112.4.97.28.48
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These figures compare favourably with those of last year, with
the exception of Pneumonia and Bronchitis, the increased mortality
from these diseases following tne epidemic of Influenza.


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