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Orpington 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Orpington]

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TABLE II. CAUSES OF DEATH.

19561957195819591960Total
MaleFemale
1.Tuberculosis—Respiratory3333112
2.Tuberculosis—Other411111
3.Syphilitic Diseases2311
4.Diphtheria
5.Whooping Cough
6.Meningococcal Infections
7.Acute Poliomyelitis11
8.Measles11
9.Other infective and parasitic diseases__22i11
10.Malignant neoplasm, stomach17122416131629
11.Maligant neoplasm, lung bronchus3433384826733
12.Malignant neoplasm, breast101623141313
13.Malignant neoplasm, uterus627566
14.Other malignant and lymphatic neoplasms64686689403878
15.Leukaemia, Aleukaemia3466426
16.Diabetes324311
17.Vascular lesions of nervous system64737584212748
18.Coronary disease, angina111961331398844132
19.Hypertension with heart disease1116172011011
20.Other heart disease50616873325688
21.Other circulatory disease28383532212142
22.Influenza2425
23.Pneumonia70528365393271
24.Bronchitis5031313620727
25.Other diseases of respiratory system155569312
26.Ulcer of stomach or duodenum13678437
27.Gastritis, enteritis and diarrhoea4332213
28.Nephritis and nephrosis476322
29.Hyperplasia of prostate496322
30.Pregnancy, childbirth, abortion1-----
31.Congenital malformations47910347
32.Other defined and ill-defined diseases48566055302858
33.Motor vehicle accidents65101212113
34.All other accidents108106628
35.Suicide5893459
36.Homicide and operations of war2111
All causes648628747751380332712
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