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East Ham 1950

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

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STILLBIRTHS.
The number of still births registered was 46 compared with 48 for
the previous year. The rate per 1,000 total (live and still) births was
25.5 the figure for 1949 being 24.2.

The still birth mortality rates for England and Wales and East Ham areshewn In the following table:-

TABLE 1

194519461947194819491950
England and Wales0.460.530.500.420.390.37
East Ham0.530.560.510.380.390.37
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The rates for East Ham per 1,000 total (live and still) births for the past five years are Indicated belows

19461947194819491950
No. of still births6461464846
Rate per 1,000 total births24.221.0620.524.225.5
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BIRTHS.
The number of live births registered was 1,753, as compared with
1934 for the year 1948, equivalent to a birth rate of 14.4 per 1,000 of the
population - the figure for the previous year - 15.8.

A comparison of the statistics for the period since 1946 is appended below :-

19461947194819491950
No. of Births (East Ham)2,5772,8352,1941,9341,753
Birth rate (East Ham)22.6923.818.115.814.4
Birth rate (England & Wales)19.120.517.916.715.8
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DEATHS.

The number of deaths in various age groups was as follows :-

under 1 year1-5 years5-15 years15-25 years .25-35 years35-45 years
M.F.F.M.F.M.F.M.FM.F.
271015515412111826
45-55 years55-65 years65-75 years75-85 years85-95 years95 & over
M.F.M.F.M.F.F.F.MF.
662012880201175163214367613
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