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West Ham 1948

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for West Ham]

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APPENDIX 1

CAUSES OF DEATH IN AGE GROUPS - 1948(as supplied by Registrar-General)

Cause of DeathAll AgesDeaths at different periods of life of residents (civilians) whether occurring within or without the district
Under 1 year1 - 5 years5 -15 years15-45 years45-65 years65 and Upwards
MFMFMFMFMFMFMF
1. Typhoid & paratyphoid fevers1-------1-----
2. Cerebreo-spinal fever11-11---------
3. Scarlet fever---------------
4. Whooping Cough332211--------
5. Diphtheria2---1---1----
6. Tuberculosis of respiratory system57381-----243130522
7.Other forms of tuberculosis74--11--521--1
8. Syphilitic diseases93--------5241
9. Influenza5311-----14--1
10. Mesles-------------
11. Acute polio-mylitis and polle-encephalitis--------------
12. A cuts infective ecephalitis1-------1-----
13. Cancer of buccal eavity& oesophagus (M) uterus (F)616-------23539
14. Cancer of stomach and duodenum3219------313441514
15. Cancer of breast-34-------713-34
16. Cancer of all other sites11174------8756274740
17.Diabitis313--------2419
18. Intracranial vascular lesions6993---1--21l4185373
19. Heart disease232243----11576134165201
20. Other diseases of circulatery system3741------211092531
2l. Bronchitis-4132--1-212676031
22. Pneumenia303341021--12972413
23. Other respiratory diseases1711-1----327474
24. Ulcer of stomach and duedenum165------6-6-45
25. Diarrhia under two years5656---------
26. Appendicitis23--11----11--
27. Other digestive diseases1620--1-2-1-55725
28. Mephritls1711--1-11336364
29. Puerperal and post abertive sepsis-1-------1----
30. Other maternal causes2-------2----
32. Premature birth19321912----------
32. Congenital malformations, birth injury, Infant diseases23231720----33--3-
33. Suicide92------414111
34. R@ad Traffie accidents72---12-2-1-21
33. Other violent causes19121132--914-28
36.All orher causes64382-1-21951383724
TOTAL9108095556129939482282357458502
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