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St Mary (Battersea) 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Battersea]

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TABLE II.

The following table shows the cause of all deaths, classified according to age, sex and social position.

Population (Census) 1881, 52,587 Official Population in middle of June, 1889, 76,189Total Deaths from each Class of Disease. &c., in the Sub-District.Sex.Age.Social Position
Males.Females.Under1 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.Professional Class, Merchants, Bankers, &c.Middle and Trading Class, Shopmen, Clerks, &c.Industrial and Labouring Classes.
CAUSES OF DEATH.
I, Zymotic.Small-pox..............................
Measles5629271343..................551
Scarlet Fever321....2..1......111
Typhus Fever..............................
Enteric Fever............................
Puerparal Fever5..5........5............5
Diphtheria1054171..........118
Whooping Cough5530252332..............1450
Erysipelas22..2................1..
Diarrhoea, Dysentery and Cholera74353955141..1..3..1..964
Other Zymotic Diseases22..1......1............11
Totals of Zymotic Class21711210595965..1125..1322191
II. Constitutional.Gout and Rheumatism936..........243....117
Cancer & other Tumours Other Constitutional30624........21117..3..522
Diseases1569........356..2..211
II contitutional.Phthisis 99495013110403 35..111879
Tabes Mesa4523223461..11......1242
Hydrocephalus231761292..............122
Scrofula312..2..................3
Ill Local.Nervous112605248151..310313231097
Circulatory623230..11..723262111149
Respiratory2119911259145..7354368321179
Digestive602535213....61411..12948
Urinary271512........51111..23517
Generative8..8........52......215
Locomotory33..1..........2......21
Integumentary62431..1....1........6
IV.Developmental.Premature Birth, Low Vitality and Congenital Defects985147................12689
Old Age29227............14153..521
V.Violence271710144..1242..........27
VI.IlldefinedIlldefined4133..........1........4
Not Specified.Not Specified..............................
Totals10885245043891941828100155178262522121920
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