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Chingford 1947

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Chingford]

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Birth-rates, Civilian Death-rates, Analysis of Mortality, Maternal Mortality and Case rates for certain Infectious

Diseases in the Year 1947

(Provisional figures based on Weekly and Quarterly Returns).

England and Wales126 County Boroughs and Great Towns including London148 Smaller Towns Resident Pop.: 25,000—50,000 (1931 Census)London Administrative CountyChingfordEngland and Wales126 County Boroughs and Great Towns including London148 Smaller Towns Resident Pop.: 25,000—50,000 (1931 Census)London Administrative CountyChingford
Births:Rates per 1,000 Civilian Population:—Deaths:Rates per 1,000 Live Births:—
Live Births20.5†23.322.222.720.3All causes under 1 year of age4147363712.9
Still Births0.50†0.620.540.490.37
Deaths:Enteritis and Diarrhœa under 2 years of age5.88.03.74.82.2
All Causes12. 0†13.011.912.88.5
Typhoid and Paratyphoid0.000.000.000.00
Scarlet Fever0.000.000.000.00Notifications:Rates per 1,000 Total Births (Live and Still):
Whooping Cough0.020.030.020.02
Diphtheria0.010.010.010.01
Influenza0.090.090.080.080.11
Smallpox0.000.000.00Puer. Fever7.168.996.271.215.3
Measles0.010.020.020.01Puer. Pyrexia*6.94
Notifications:
Typhoid Fever0.010.010.000.01l-
Paratyphoid Fever0.010.010.010.01-Maternal Mortality in England and Wales:
Cerebrospinal Fever ...... ......0.050.060.050.050.02Rate per 1,000 Total (Live and Still) BirthsRates per Million Women aged 15-44Chingford Rate per 1,000 Total (Live and Still) Births
Scarlet Fever1.371.541.371.311.5
Whooping Cough2.222.412.022.804.4
Diphtheria0.130.150.140.14-140 Abortion with sepsis0.109
Erysipelas ......0.190.210.180.220.22141 Abortion without sepsis0.065
Smallpox0.000.000.010.00-147 Puerperal Infections0.16
Measles9.419.139.585.296.38142-1460.850.00
Pneumonia0.790.890.680.642.5148-150 Other maternal causes
†Rates per 1,000 total population. *including Puerperal Fever.
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