Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]
TABLE 1.—BIRTH RATE, DEATH RATE AND ANALYSIS OF MORTALITY, 1945.
|Rate per 1,000 Civilian Population||Annual Death Rates per 1,000 Civilian Population||Rate per 1,000 Live Births|
|Live Births||Still Births||All Causes||Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever||Scarlet Fever||Whooping Cough||Diphtheria||Influenza||Smallpox||Measles||Total Deaths under one year||Deaths from Diarrhoea and Enteritis (under 2 years|
|England and Wales||16.1||0.46||11.4||0.00||0.00||0.02||0.02||0.08||—||0.02||46||5.6|
|126 County Boroughs and Great Towns, including London||19.1||0.58||13.5||0.00||0.00||0.02||0.02||0.07||—||0 .02||54||7.8|
|148 Smaller Towns (resident populations 25,000 to 50,000 at Census, 1931)||19.2||0.53||12.3||0.00||0.00||0.01||0.02||0.07||—||0.02||43||4.5|
Per 1,000 related births.
A dash (—) signifies that there were no deaths.
Rates per 1,000 total population.