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St Mary (Battersea) 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Battersea]

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TABLE III. Statistics of Mortality.

Battersea East. Population (Census) 1881, 54,075 Official Population in middle of 1889, 78,446Total Deaths from each Class of Disease, &c., in the Sub-District.Sex.Age.Social Position
| Males.Females.Under 1 year.From 1 to 5 years.From 5 to 10 years.From 10 to 20 years.At 20 and under 40 years of age.At 40 and under 60 years of age.At 60 and under 80 years of age.80 years and upwards.Nobility and Gentry.Protessional Class, Mer-chants, Bankers, &c.Middle and Trading Class, Shopmen, Clerks, &c.Industrial and Labouring Classes.
CAUSES OF DEATH.
I, Zymotic.Small-pox..............................
Measles48301814304..............345
Scarlet Fever927..8....1........117
Typhus Fever..............................
Enteric Fever44......1..21..........4
Puerperal Fever5..5........5........113
Diphtheria1156272..............38
Whooping Cough219128112............1416
Erysipelas11..........1............1
Diarrhoea, Dysentery and Cholera382117307........1....1235
Other Zymotic Diseases33....11..1..........12
II. Constitutional.Totals of Zymotic Class1407565546410..1011....415121
Gout and Rheumatism1183......1433....128
Cancer & other Tumours13112..........103....1210
Other Constitutional Diseases8447........1..........8
Tubercular.Phthisis884048..128402!)8....41470
Tabes Mesa58332542151..............652
Hydrocephalus18117211221........1..17
Scrofula..............................
III. Local.Nervous100425825166581224416984
Circulatory46209.6..9..251621....1936
Respiratory180889252476..9244023..24148
Digestive401723342321313..13927
Urinary1266..11..244......111
Generative6..6........5..1....1..5
Locomotory..............................
Integumentary..............................
IV.Develop-mental.Premature Birth, Low Vitality and Congenital Defects1076443107................1898
Old Age231013............149..2813
V. Violence331815164123511..2328
VI. Illdefined and Not Specified.Illdefined..............................
Not Specified..............................
Totals88343744630816531238911813316532110736
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