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Chingford 1947

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Chingford]

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Section A.—STATISTICS AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
OF THE AREA
Area 2,868 acres
Population—Registrar General's estimate 45,430
Number of inhabited houses and flats, end of
1947 12,100 approx.
Rateable value on April 1st, 1947 £339,717
Sum represented by a penny rate on April 1st,
1947 (gross) £1,439 19 5

Vital Statistics

M.F.
Live BirthsTotal484440Birth Rate per 1,000 of estimated resident population: 20.3.
Legitimate476432
Illegitimate88
M.F.
StillbirthsTotal89Rate per 1,000 total (live and still) births: 18.1
Legitimate89
Illegitimate
DeathsM.F.Crude Death Rate per 1,000 of estimated resident population: 8.5
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Deaths from Puerperal Sepsis 0
„ „ other puerperal causes 0
Death Rate of Infants under one year of age:—
All infants per 1,000 live births 12.9
Legitimate infants per 1,000 legitimate live births 13.3
Illegitimate infants per 1,000 illegitimate live births —
Deaths from Cancer (all ages) 74
„ „ Measles (all ages) —
„ „ Whooping Cough (all ages) —
„ „ Diarrhoea (under 2 years of age) 2
„ „ Scarlet Fever —
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