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East Ham 1945

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]

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Maternal Mortality.
The number of maternal deaths was 2, the maternal mortality
rate for 1945 was 1.11 per 1,000 live and still births.

In the subjoining table these rates are shown since 1939:—

Puerperal InfectionOther CausesTotal
England & WalesEast HamEngland & WalesEast HamEngland & WalesEast Ham
19390.741.572.081.572.823.14
19400.520.621.641.242.161.86
19410.481.751.042.231.04
19420.421.231.592.462.013.69
19430.711.561.561.042.272.60
19440.592.041.341.021.933.06
19450.491.111.301.791.11
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Population.
The Registrar-General's estimate of the population to the
middle of 1945 is 95,230, which is an increase of 4,170 compared
with that for the year 1944. The rates per 1,000 of the population
mentioned in this report are based on this estimate.
The estimated populations issued by the Registrar-General
for the war period are as follows:—
1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945
127,600 110,000 80,130 89,200 92,800 91,060 95,230
The population as revealed by the local Food Control Committee
in May 1946, was stated to be 111,206.


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