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Ilford 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Ilford]

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Inquests. - During the year, 76 inquests were held on deaths
occurring in Ilford, 61 on llford residents, and 15 on non-residents.
The ages at death were as follows:-
Under 1-2 3-5 6-15 16-25 26-45 46-65 66 years and
1 year years years years years years years upwards
1 7 17 22 29

The following Table shows the death-rates for 1961 for Ilford, compared with the provisional death-rates for England and Wales for the same period per 1,000 population; the figures having been supplied by the Registrar-General:-

IlfordEngland and Wales
Cancer of lung and bronchus.591.494
Cancer, other forms1.6651.670

5. TABLES OF VITAL STATISTICS. - Table I gives a comparative
statement of the birth-rate and death-rate for the past five years.
Table IA gives a comparison of the vital statistics of Ilford with
England and Wales, and the London Administrative County.
Table II gives a classified statement of the causes of death in 1961,
arranged according to the age groups at which deaths occurred.