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Kensington 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Kensington]

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Shewing the number of Deaths at all ages in 1890, from certain groups of Diseases, and proportions to 1000 of Population, and to 1000 Deaths from all causes: also the number of Deaths of Infants under one year of age from other groups of Diseases, and proportions to 1000 Births and to 1000 Deaths from all causes under one year.

Division I. (Adults).Total Deaths.Deaths per 1000 of Population at all ages.Deaths per 1000 of Total Deaths, at all ages.
1. Principal Zymotic Diseases3872.1131
2. Pulmonary Diseases7454.1252
3. Principal Tubercular Diseases3191.7111
Division II. (Infants under One Year).Total Deaths.Deaths per 1000 of Births.Deaths per 1000 of Total Deaths under one year.
4. Wasting Diseases17044261
5. Convulsive Diseases13234203
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1. Includes Small-pox, Measles, Scarlet Fever, Diphtheria, Whooping-cough,
Typhus Fever, Enteric (or Typhoid) Fever, Simple Continued Fever,
and Diarrhœa. Forty-four of the deaths occurred in Hospitals outside
the Parish.
3 Includes Phthisis, Scrofula, Tuberculosis, Rickets, and Tabes.
4. Includes Debility, Atrophy, Inanition, Want of Breast Milk, and Premature
5. Includes Hydrocephalus, Infantile Meningitis, Convulsions, and Teething.
(In Table III., Hydrocephalus and Infantile Meningitis are classified
with tubercular diseases, Convulsions with diseases of the nervous
system, and Teething with diseases of the digestive system),

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