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Leyton 1903

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Leyton]

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Table III.— Distribution of Deaths.

Master Bakers' Almshouses2
St. Agnes Orphanage0
Bethnal Green Schools1
Union Workhouse and Schools826
Forest House0
District, exclusive of above1112
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Estimating the population at 102000, the death.rate for the
District is 10.9 per 1000, against 11.8 in 1902, 12.4 in 1901, and ll.8
in 1900.
The average death.rate for the past five years is 12.08.
The average death.rate for the past ten years is 12.2.
The London death.rate is 15.7.
The London Zymotic death.rate is 1.7.
The District Zymotic death.rate is 1.6.
This year's is the lowest death.rate we have had for the past
twenty years.

By way of comparison the following table is inserted:— Vital Statistics fop England and Wales.

Deaths from all Causes.Deaths from Seven Chief Zymotic Diseases.
England and Wales15.41.46
Rural England and Wales14.81.08
76 Great Towns16.31.89
103 Smaller Towns14.64.41
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Table IV.— Death.Rate for Each Quarter.

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Table V.— Deaths Classified with Regard to Sex.

Males992 or50.2per cent.of the total deaths.
Females984 „49.8
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