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St Mary (Battersea) 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Battersea]

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The following table gives the birth and death rates for the past ten years.

Years.Births.Birth-rate.Deaths from all Causes.Death-rate.Natural Increase.
1880183847.5101016.6828
1881210840.0119519.0908
1882223241.0122218.o1010
1883232839.8134118.6987
1884265443.3108518.81269
1885255839.8139519.81163
1886261739.0134818.11269
1887269838.4143518.91263
1888254834.8120216.41346
1889275036-1127216-71478
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Mortality. The deaths returned by the Registrar as having
taken place in this district was i,o88, of which 524 were males,
and 564 females.
DeathRate. The above 1,088 deaths give a rate of 14.3 per
1,000 per annum.
In the previous year, 1888, 1,049 were registered, therefore
this year shows an increase of 39—and is entirely due to the
mortality of summer Diarrhcea of 1889, which trebled that of 1888.


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