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The Nursling

By Pierre Budin, Professor of Obstetrics, University of Paris; Director of the Clinique Tarnier; Member of the Academy of Medicine, Paris, France. Authorized translation by William J. Maloney, M.B., Ch. B., 1907.

Appendix XIII

Statistics of the Mortality from Diarrhoea in England

The following table is compiled from the Registrar-General's weekly returns of births and deaths in the seventy-six largest towns of England and Wales, during July, August, and September 1906:--

 

Month

Number of Week

Total Births

Total Deaths from 0-1 Years

Infantile Deaths per 1000 Births

Deaths from Diarrhoea

July

27

8,708

774

88.8

92

28

8,322

706

84.8

113

29

8,717

841

96.4

165

30

8,348

940

112.5

220

Aug.

31

8,988

1,193

132.7

492

32

7,361

1,513

205.5

865

33

8,877

2,125

239.3

1,385

34

8,784

2,321

264.2

1,651

Sept.

35

8,663

2,398

276.8

1,765

36

8,350

3,024

360.9

2,342

37

8,349

2,850

341.3

2,311

38

8,356

2,480

296.7

1,768

39

8,386

1,893

225.7

1,137

Total

110,209

23,058

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14,306


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