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Richmond upon Thames 1953

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Richmond]

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COMPARATIVE STATISTICS—1953

England and Wales160 County Boroughs and Great Towns including London.160 Smaller Towns (Resident populations 25,000— 50,000 at 1951 CensusLondon Administrative County-RichmondRichmond Actual
Kates per 1,000 Home Population.Nos.
Births—
Live Births15.517.015.717.513.4570
Still Births0.350.130.340.380.3515
22.4 (a)24.8(a)21.4(a)21.0 (a)25.6 (a)
Deaths—
All Causes11.412.211.312.5 corrected12.0 9.6510
Typhoid and Paratyphoid0.000.00--0
Whooping Cough0.010.010.000.000.021
Diphtheria0.000.000.000
Tuberculosis0 200 240.190.240.198
Influenza0.160.150.170.150.4519
Smallpox0.000.000.000
Acute Poliomyelitis (including Polioencephalitis)0.010.010.010.010.021
Pneumonia0.550.590 520.640.4017
Notification (corrected) Typhoid Fever0.000.000.000.01-0
Paratyphoid Fever0 010.010.010.010
Meningicoccal Infection0.030.040.030.030
Scarlet Fever1.391.501.441.021.2252
Whooping Cough3.583.723.383.306.15261
Diphtheria0 010010.010.000
Erysipelas0.140.140.130.120.126
Smallpox0.000.000.00-0
Measles12.3611.2712.328.097.77330
Pneumonia0.840.920.760.730.3515
Acute Poliomyelitis (including Polioencephalitis) Paralytic0 070 060.060.070.146
Non Paralytic0.040.030.040.030.021
Food Poisoning0.240.250.240.382.42103
Puerperal Pyrexia18.23 (a)24.33(a)12.46(a)28.61(a)0
Kates per 1,000 Live Births.
Deaths—
All causes under 1 year of age26.830.824.324.S10.56
Enteritis and Diarrhoea under 2 years of age1.11.30.91.10
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MATERNAL MORTALITY

England and WalesRichmond
Number of DeathsRates per 1,000 Total (Live and Still) BirthsNumber of DeathsRates per 1,000 Total (Live and Still) Births
Other complications of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium1250.1811.7
(a) Per 1,000 Total (Live and Still) Births
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