Decennial Cause of Death by Age for under 5s

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Data for 01 Jan 1871 to 31 Dec 1880 Age in single years between birth and 5
Cause of Death (RG 1870s DS definition) 0 1 2 3 4
Small-pox 84 Show data context 28 Show data context 21 Show data context 19 Show data context 31 Show data context
Measles 317 Show data context 546 Show data context 228 Show data context 163 Show data context 111 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 129 Show data context 270 Show data context 324 Show data context 355 Show data context 270 Show data context
Diphtheria 43 Show data context 70 Show data context 87 Show data context 136 Show data context 126 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,282 Show data context 809 Show data context 301 Show data context 147 Show data context 69 Show data context
Typhus 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 6 Show data context
Enteric Fever 73 Show data context 72 Show data context 65 Show data context 68 Show data context 80 Show data context
Simple Cont Fever 10 Show data context 19 Show data context 20 Show data context 23 Show data context 14 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 2,870 Show data context 621 Show data context 122 Show data context 38 Show data context 20 Show data context
Cholera 76 Show data context 32 Show data context 5 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context
Scrofula 253 Show data context 129 Show data context 43 Show data context 23 Show data context 21 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 941 Show data context 352 Show data context 105 Show data context 50 Show data context 31 Show data context
Phthisis 288 Show data context 182 Show data context 75 Show data context 42 Show data context 46 Show data context
Hydrocephalus 628 Show data context 452 Show data context 172 Show data context 129 Show data context 111 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 3,798 Show data context 874 Show data context 347 Show data context 187 Show data context 160 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 44 Show data context 14 Show data context 10 Show data context 12 Show data context 15 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 4,769 Show data context 2,000 Show data context 628 Show data context 328 Show data context 195 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 769 Show data context 126 Show data context 50 Show data context 46 Show data context 34 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 34 Show data context 16 Show data context 14 Show data context 16 Show data context 16 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Suicide 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Violence 312 Show data context 138 Show data context 125 Show data context 84 Show data context 63 Show data context
Other Causes 10,051 Show data context 1,011 Show data context 384 Show data context 244 Show data context 191 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1880 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1871 - 1880 Robert Woods (Department of Geography, University of Liverpool). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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Cause of Death as reported by the Registrar General's Decennial Supplement, 1871-80, cross-tabulated by single year of age for children under 5. Unlike earlier reports, the 1871-80 Supplement provides no information on gender.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Kent RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Decennial Cause of Death by Age for under 5s, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2021