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Southall-Norwood 1897

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Southall-Norwood]

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Table of Deaths in the Hillingdon Union Workhouse of persons from this District.

Total number of deaths, 6.

15 and under 25 years,25 and under 60 years,60 and upwards,

Table of Deaths in the Uxbridge Joint Hospital (Hillingdon) of persons from this District.

Total number of deaths, 10.

1 and under 5 years,5 and under 15 years.
Scarlet Fever,Diphtheria.

St. Marylebone Schools.
No death was registered as having occurred amongst inmates of
this Institution, illustrating the fact that good hygienic conditions
lessens the susceptibility of young children to disease.
Zymotic Death Rate.
The death rate from those diseases which are known as Zymotic
diseases, but which are not notifiable, viz:—Measles, Whooping Cough,
and Infantile Diarrhoea, was .7 per 1,000; as compared with 2.0 for
1896. The death rate from these diseases may be taken as a fairly
satisfactory indication as to the sanitary condition of a District.
The rate in our District has fallen steadily during the past 5
years as shown by the following table :—
1892 3.2 per 1,000
1893 2.7 „ „
1894 2.2 „ „
1895 1.3 „ „
1896 2.0 „ „
1897 .7 „ „