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Walthamstow 1903

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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The following table gives the number of births and deaths, their
rates, the Zymotic death-rate, Infantile Mortality rate, and natural
increase of population for the past ten years compared with 1903.

TABLE VI.

Year.Births.Deaths.B. Rate.D. Rate.Zymotic D. R.Infantile Mortality Rate.Natural Increase of Population.
'91175669437.314.71.9120.01062
'92171791534.7518.03.9145.6802
'93180980934.7815.552.4313321000
'94181371732.01261.8129.61096
'95202196533.215.835153.31056
'96210181732.312.52.4127.51284
'97224683232.0811.882.8132.01414
'982294103429.813.43.67169.51215
'992835128234.1415.442.94170.01553
'003037125433.3713.782.8158.71783
'013210129633.113.352.82147.61914
'023426115433.8111.381.31152272
Average 10 years2479101632.8513.572.65143.61458
'033535117833.2511.081.9113.72357
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Total natural increase of Population since 1891, 18,853.
Total increase as shown by census, 1901, 48,779.
Total increase as estimated to middle of the year 1903. 59,944.
Total increase per cent., 129.3.
INFANTILE MORTALITY RATE.
There were 401 deaths of children under one year of age registered
during the year, compared with 394 in 1902, 481 in 1891, 482 in 1899
and 1900.
The Infantile Mortality rate, or the proportion which deaths under
1 bear to 1,000 births, is 118.7, the lowest rate since 1890, and 18.3


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