Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Ilford]
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
DEATH RATES FROM CANCER, 1961.
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:-
|Ilford||England and Wales|
|Cancer of lung and bronchus||.591||.494|
|Cancer, other forms||1.665||1.670|
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.