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Orpington 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Orpington]

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TABLE I.

SUMMARY OF STATISTICS, 1960

Population (mid-year 1960) per Registrar General76,020
Birth Rate (crude)18.9
Death Rate .(crude)9.4
Maternal Mortality RateNil
Infant Mortality Rate18.8
Number of Births (live)1,437
Number of Stillbirths22
Number of Deaths712
Number of Maternal DeathsNil
Number of Infant Deaths (under 1 year)27
Number of Deaths from Infectious Diseases1
Death Rates:-
Respiratory Diseases1.44
T uberculosis0.04
Cancer (all forms)2.09
Cancer of the lung0.43
Infectious Diseases0.01
Notifications of Infectious Diseases:
DiphtheriaNil
Dysentery61
Erysipelas3
Food Poisoning74
Measles139
Poliomyelitis (paralytic)Nil
Poliomyelitis (non-paralytic)Nil
Puerperal Pyrexia12
Pneumonia (all forms)14
Scarlet Fever112
Tuberculosis (new cases and including Inward Transfers)51
Typhoid and Para-typhoid Fever
Whooping Cough39
Number of visits made by Public Health Inspectors7,208
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