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St Mary (Battersea) 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Battersea]

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The following tabulated form gives the causes and number of deaths in each class:—

Return of sickness and causes of death amongst the parish poor during the year 1889, under the treatment of the District Medical Officer for West Battersea, compiled from the medical relief books.

Small-Pox.Measles.Scarlatina.Diphtheria.Whooping Cough.Enteric & other Fevers.Erysipelas.Puerperal Fever or Metria.Diarrhoea, Dysentery, or Cholera.Other Zymotic Diseases.Total.
Casks274417723183Total of cases and Deaths from all Diseases.
Diseases of the Tubercular Class.Of Brain, Nerves, &c.Of Heart.Of Respiratory Organs.Of Digestive Organs.Of Kidneys.Premature Birth, Low Vitality, Malformation,&cAge.Violence.All other Diseases.Total.

Sanitary In the table of sanitary operations for this year,
1889, I have placed in a similar column those of 1888,
from which it will be seen that, in almost every item, a large
amount of extra work has been carried out by the Inspectors
during the present year. In the course of the various inspection
of premises, it was found necessary to serve 1,700 first notices