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Kensington 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Kensington]

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TABLE III.

Deaths registered from all causes in the year 1890.

(Exclusive of the Deaths of Non-Parishioners at Public Institutions within the Parish, but inclusive of the Deaths of Parishioners at Public Institutions without the Parish.)

For a Summary of this Table see Table IIIa.

CAUSES OF DEATH.AGES.Total under Five Years of Age.Grand Total All Ages.sub-districts
0 to 1.1 to 5.5 to 15.15 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 55.55 to 65*65 to 75.75 to 85.85 and upwards.Kensington Town.Brompton.
(CLASSES.)
I. SPECIFIC FEBRILE or ZYMOTIC DISEASES13222226819615121112135446439965
II. PARASITIC DISEASES5............1...1.........5752
III. DIETETIC DISEASES3.........16422......318162
IV. CONSTITUTIONAL DISEASES5944si465195716459192103541402139
V. DEVELOPMENTAL DISEASES8511............22439338618515233
VI. LOCAL DISEASES2611573849761131602262581732541815361236300
VII. DEATHS FROM VIOLENCE1577436101023...22675314
VIII. DEATHS FROM ILL-DEFINED AND NOT SPECIFIED CAUSES911322...37672...10413311914
65144410510915023026732336324861109529512382569
I. SPECIFIC FEBRILE or ZYMOTIC DISEASES.
1.—Miasmatic Diseases.
Sma.ll-pox.............................................
Measles271085........................13514012812
Scarlet Fever1205........................2126215
Typhus.............................................
Whooping Cough36552........................9193858
Diphtheria1221011..................2335296
Simple Continued or III-defined Fever.............................................
Enteric or Typhoid Fever......233241............15132
Other Miasmatic Diseases—Influenza.31...1727863...4392910
2.—Diarrhceal Diseases.
Simple Cholera.............................................
Diarrhoea, Dysentery53121...1...1...28...65786711
3.—Malarial Diseases.
Remittent Fever.............................................
Ague.............................................
4.—ZoogenousDiseases.
Cow-pox, and effects of Vaccination.............................................
Other Diseases (e.g., Hydrophobia, Glanders, Splenic Fever).............................................
5.—VenerealDiseases.
Syphilis92...1...11............1114104
Gonorrhoea, Stricture of the Urethra.............................................
6.—SepticDiseases.
Erysipelas2...............122...12862
Pyaemia, Septicaemia...2............1111...2651
Puerperal Fever.........271..................1064
13222226819615121112135446439965
II. PARASITIC DISEASES.
Thrush and other Vegetable Parasitic Diseases5..............................5541
Worms, Hydatids, and other Animal Parasitic Diseases...............1...1............211
5............1...1.........5752
III. DIETETIC DISEASES.
Want of Breast Milk—Starvation3...............1............344...
Scurvy.............................................
Chronic Alcoholism............12222.........862
Delirium Tremens............i41...............66...
3.........16422......318162
IV. CONSTITUTIONAL DISEASES.
Rheumatic Fever, Rheumatism of the Heart......3121...1............871
Rheumatism..................11.......1...321
Gout..................1131......66...
Rickets12...........................333...
Cancer, Malignant Disease...11111617304413111258441
Tabes Mesenterica32101........................4243376
Tubercular Meningitis, Hydrocephalus1222123...22............34534211
Phthisis......6334472502224......23317459
Other forms of Tuberculosis, Scrofula1487711...11......2240346
Purpura, Hæmorrhagic Diathesis.............................................
Anaemia, Chlorosis, Leucocythæmia...1...112...11......1734
Glycosuria, Diabetes Mellitus......1...21...781......201010
Other Constitutional Diseases.............................................
594431465195716459192103541402139
V. DEVELOPMENTAL DISEASES.
Premature Birth68..............................68685117
Atelectasis13..............................1313112
Congenital Malformation411........................5633
Old Age.....................2243933...988711
8511............22439338618515233
VI. LOCAL DISEASES.
1.—Diseases opNervousSystem.
Inflammation of Brain or Membranes15167112311......31473710
Apoplexy, Softening of Brain, Hemiplegia, Brain Paralysis122...61192952293314411826
Insanity, General Paralysis of the Insane........................22......422
Epilepsy......12222111......1394
Convulsions607...........................6767598
Laryngismus Stridulus (Spasm of Glottis)41...........................555...
Disease of Spinal Cord, Paraplegia, Paralysis Agitans.........211...333......13121
Other Diseases of Nervous System35...1321346...828235
2.—Diseases op Groans of Special Sense. (e.g., of Ear,Eye, Nose)......1...2...1...............1431
3.—Diseases op Circulatory System.
Pericarditis......22......1......1......642
Acute Endocarditis.............................................
Valvular Diseases of Heart......22333962......30255
Other Diseases of Heart......478133532243...16412836
Aneurism............13162.........1385
Embolism, Thrombosis1..................1...1...1312
Other Diseases of Blood Vessels.....................4............431
4.—Diseases of RespiratoryOrgans.
Laryngitis33...1......2...2......61183
Croup115...............1.........1617161
Emphysema, Asthma......1...134231......1596
Bronchitis9266541024387487511215846339865
Pneumonia31214710151615141315214711433
Pleurisy122...447434...331256
Other Diseases of Respiratory System2081...|2552107128614219
5.—Diseases ofDigestive System.
Dentition75...........................1212111
Sore Throat, Quinsy...........................1......1...1
Diseases of Stomach4.........412112...415114
Enteritis83...22111...1...1119181
Obstructive Diseases of Intestine1.........2...3235...116151
Peritonitis1...3622311...1120146
Ascites........................1.........11...
Cirrhosis of Liver...............2495...1...21147
Jaundice, and other Diseases of Liver6...1......26561...6271710
Other Diseases of Digestive System11...1...1...11212981
6.—Diseases of LymphaticSystem. {e.g., of Lymphatics and of Spleen)...........................l......11...
7.-Diseases of Glandlike Organs op Uncertain Use (e.g., Bronchocele, Addison's Disease)............11..................211
8.—Diseases of Urinary System.
Nephritis..................233.........871
Bright!,! Disease, Albuminuria Disease of Bladder or of Prostate............3 144 18 23 23 41 126 1219 97 3
Other Diseases of the Urinary System.........34...2325......19145
9.—Diseases of Reproductive System.
a. Of Organs of Generation.
Male Organs.............................................
Female Organs.........22241............1165
b. Of Parturition.
Abortion, Miscarriage............1.....................11...
Puerperal Convulsions.............................................
Placenta Prævia, Flooding...............3..................321
Other Accidents of Childbirth.........325..................1082
10.—Diseases ofBones and Joints.
Caries, Necrosis...13............1.........1541
Arthritis, Ostitis, Periostitis.....................1...2......33...
Other Diseases of Bones and Joints.............................................
11.—Diseases op IntegumentarySystem.
Carbuncle, Phlegmon.........1........................1...1
Other Diseases of Integumentary System1.....................l1...133...
2611573849761131602262581732541815361236300
VII. DEATHS FROM VIOLENCE.
1.—Accident orNegligence.
Fractures and Contusions1453247812...537307
Gun-shot Wounds.............................................
Cut, Stab.............................................
Burn, Scald......1.........1...11......413
Poison..................1...11......413
Drowning......1............1............11...
Suffocation143......i..................1718153
Otherwise.................................17.........
2.—Homicide.
Manslaughter...............1..................11...
Murder.............................................
3.—Suicide.
Gun-shot Wounds...............1..................11...
Cut, Stab..................1...............11...
Poison.............................................
Drowning.....................1............11...
Suffocation.............................................
Otherwise......1......1..................22...
4.—Execution. Hanging.............................................
1577436101023...22675314
VIII. DEATHS FROM ILL-DEFINED AND NOT SPECIFIED CAUSES.
Dropsy..................1...1.........211
Debility, Atrophy, Inanition86121.........v............9899909
Mortification..................1...41......66...
Tumour.........1......22............532
Abscess1...1...............11...144...
Hemorrhage2......1.....................233...
Sudden Death (Cause not ascertained).............................................
Causes not specified or ill-defined21.........3341......314122
911322...37672...10413311914
CAUSES OF DEATH.0 to 1.1 to 5.5 to 15.15 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 55.55 to 65.65 to 75.75 to 85.85 and upwards.Total under Five Years of Age.Grand Total All Ages.Kensington Town.Brompton.
AGES.
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