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East Ham 1949

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

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Table4.—CAUSES OF DEATH IN AGE GROUPS, 1949, AND TOTAL DEATHS FOR 1945-1949. 20a

Cause.Deaths at different periods of life of residents (civilians) whether occurring within or without the district.Institutional DeathsTotal deaths for the years
A11 Ages.Under l Year.1—5 Years.5—15 Years.15—4,5 Years.45—65 Years.65 and Upwards.Total deaths in Instns.
19491948194719461945
MFMFMFMFMFMFMFMF
1.Typhoid and Para-typhoid Fevers
2.Cerebro-Spinal Fever111111_1
3.Scarlet Fever
4.Whooping Cough23
5.Diphtheria111111281
6.Tuberculosis of Respiratory System30119818331134161756252
7.Other forms of Tuberculosis21111__21311789
8.Syphilitic Diseases512132168785
9.Influenza10811457211821284
10.Measles11_____112__1
11.Acute Poliomyelitis and Polio-encephalitis1111121
12.Acute infective Encephalitis111
13.Cancer of the Buccal Cavity and Oesophagus (M) Uterus (F)6112546341713152616
14.Cancer of Stomach and Duodenum29191108181116124838468644
15.Cancer of Breast191810111922222117
16.Cancer of all other sites1025585382456265629157129153142129
17.Diabetes381226241171574
18.Intracranial Vascular Lesions547681546612425130107146116110
19.Heart Disease20719219742341551516254399338360303286
20.Other Diseases of Circulatory System29421104193714157157435458
21.Bronchitis56361110345328892661157475
22.Pneumonia423272231103222427197445706868
23.Other Respiratory Diseases810156123531820221920
24.Ulcer of Stomach and Duodenum113161421031412151517
25.Diarrhoea (under 2 years)21212133987
26.Appendicitis121111231766
27.Other Digestive Diseases116—•1122831051732392230
28.Nephritis58112234141327231916
29.Puerperal and Post-Abortive Sepsis112
30.Other Maternal causes_—3333112
31.Premature Birth4545____45915171613
32.Congenital malformations, birth injury, infantile diseases16151471111511143130323428
33.Suicide44123112181010128
34.Road traffic accidents7341211162101014716
35.Other violent causes151011517191072518221667
36.All other causes46511112861030382620978192101130
TOTALS7086342919463354371891354294343202491,3421,1721,4001,2121,235
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