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Lewisham 1876

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Lewisham]

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TABLE V.
Showing the number of Death in the 10 yearn, I866 to 1875, from the seven principal Zymotic Diseases,
and the number in 1876.
Disease.
1866.
1867.
1868.
1869.
1870.
1871.
1872.
1873.
1874.
1875.
Annual
Average
of 10 yrare,
1906—1874.
Proportion
of Deaths
to 1000
Deaths in
10 yean,
1866-1875.
1876.
Proportion
of Deaths
to 1000
Deaths
in 1876.
Smallpox
5
14
0
1
1
17
6
9
0
0
0
4.3
5.49
1
101
Measles
21
3
34
14
0
26
11
25
5
15.1
19.30
34
34.55
Scarlet Fever
12
9
77
40
70
25
39
7
6
11
29.9
38.22
30
30.41
Diptheria
21
8
6
7
8
8
10
7
4
8
8.7
11.12
11
11.18
Whooping Cough
32
16
8
27
14
16
36
19
25
17
20.9
26.72
44
44.7.
Fever
11
26
26
28
22
17
14
9
15
23
19.0
2.43
20
20.33
Diarrhoea
23
25
29
16
48
41
36
29
39
40
32.5
41.54
45
45.73
Total
126
101
17
132
166
150
148
85
114
104
130 4
166.69
185
188.00
London
Total Deaths
from all causes
14760
11817
14797
17476
16489
19454
12722
11385
11220
13411
14353 1
187 07
12565
162.31
80453
70924
74798
78082
77634
80430
71355
75459
76606
85094
81513
76725.4
.......
77411
........
England and
Wales
Total Deaths
from all causes
82692
72587
97362
91379
100627
103801
91743
68057
79259
87249.1
173.28
73217
14348
500689
471073
480622
494828
516329
514879
492265
492320
526701
546317
603502.3
.........
510308
..........
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