Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Leyton]
Table III.— Distribution of Deaths.
|Master Bakers' Almshouses||2|
|St. Agnes Orphanage||0|
|Bethnal Green Schools||1|
|Union Workhouse and Schools||826|
|District, exclusive of above||1112|
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
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
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 Wales||15.4||1.46|
|Rural England and Wales||14.8||1.08|
|76 Great Towns||16.3||1.89|
|103 Smaller Towns||14.6||4.41|
Table IV.— Death.Rate for Each Quarter.
Table V.— Deaths Classified with Regard to Sex.
|Males||992 or||50.2||per cent.of the total deaths.|