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Leyton 1904

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Leyton]

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Table VIII.—Chief Causes of Death.

Under 5 years.5 Years. and overTotal.
Small Pox000
Scarlet Fever156
Diphtheria12214
Membranous Croup000
Croup011
Premature Births49049
Influenza156
Typhoid Fever01010
Puerperal Fever011
Erysipelas123
Measles25025
Whooping Cough43144
Diarrhœa1806186
Rheumatic Fever033
Phthsis2123125
Diseases of the Respiratory Organs90129219
Heart Disease88997
Cancer06161
Tubercular Diseases other than Phthsis38745
All other Diseases170305475
6207501370
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Included in the above under the heading " All other diseases,"
was a case of that very rare disease Glanders. The man who died of
it in the London Hospital, was employed in a local stable.

Table IX.—Number of Deaths and Death-rate per 1000 of Population from Certain Causes.

Phthisis and Tubercular Diseases.Respiratory Diseases.Heart Disease.Violence.Premature Birth.Diarrhœa.
Number of Deaths170219975349186
Death Rate per 1001.62.1.9.5.41.7
Deaths in 1903138153102357436
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