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Ilford 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Ilford]

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Registrar-General's Short List of Deaths and Causes


Causes of, and Ages at, Death during the year 1961.

CAUSES OF DEATHNet Deaths at the subjoined ages of "Residents" whether occurring within or without the district
All AgesUnder 1 year1 and under 5 years5 and under 15 years15 and under 25 years25 and under 45 years45 and under 65 years65 and under 75 years75 years and upwards
ALL CAUSES2,06540381872485572867
1Tuberculosis, respiratory12----174-
2Tuberculosis, other1---1--
3Syphilitic disease3----12-
5Whooping cough---------
6Meningococcal infections---------
7Acute poliomyelitis---------
9Other infective and parasitic diseases5----1211
10Malignant neoplasm, stomach43-----151513
11Malignant neoplasm, lung, bronchus105----5513811
12Malignant neoplasm, breast46----325126
13Malignant neoplasm, uterus14----1643
14Other malignant and lymphatic neoplasms193--339595861
15Leukaemia, aleukaemia5-1121
17Vascular lesions of nervous system279--33582159
18Coronary disease, angina353---5128120100
10Hypertension with heart disease51-----62025
20Other heart disease231---52840158
21Other circulatory disease105--2182659
25Other diseases of respiratory system20-----4511
26Ulcer of stomach and duodenum15-----375
27Gastritis, enteritis and diarrhoea6-----141
28Nephritis and nephrosis16---12526
29Hyperplasia of prostate10------37
30Pregnancy, childbirth, abortion1--1
31Congenital malformations22131142-1
32Other defined and ill-defined diseases15722-216342864
33Motor vehicle accidents17-11514-5
34All other accidents33---245715
36Homicide and operations of war2----2---
Special Causes (included above) Smallpox---------