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 122 Show data context 45 Show data context 37 Show data context 32 Show data context 37 Show data context
Measles 230 Show data context 424 Show data context 214 Show data context 119 Show data context 65 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 74 Show data context 177 Show data context 199 Show data context 180 Show data context 136 Show data context
Diphtheria 17 Show data context 33 Show data context 53 Show data context 56 Show data context 47 Show data context
Whooping-cough 796 Show data context 658 Show data context 281 Show data context 170 Show data context 63 Show data context
Typhus 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Enteric Fever 11 Show data context 11 Show data context 17 Show data context 15 Show data context 22 Show data context
Simple Cont Fever 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 7 Show data context 9 Show data context 7 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 1,629 Show data context 202 Show data context 31 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context
Cholera 38 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
Scrofula 152 Show data context 83 Show data context 33 Show data context 18 Show data context 14 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 525 Show data context 203 Show data context 78 Show data context 18 Show data context 14 Show data context
Phthisis 97 Show data context 65 Show data context 46 Show data context 28 Show data context 17 Show data context
Hydrocephalus 386 Show data context 277 Show data context 123 Show data context 71 Show data context 50 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,291 Show data context 298 Show data context 134 Show data context 82 Show data context 62 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 15 Show data context 11 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 2,701 Show data context 1,339 Show data context 469 Show data context 186 Show data context 110 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 315 Show data context 34 Show data context 20 Show data context 11 Show data context 12 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 13 Show data context 8 Show data context 9 Show data context 8 Show data context 5 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 1 Show data context 1 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 590 Show data context 73 Show data context 52 Show data context 40 Show data context 32 Show data context
Other Causes 3,707 Show data context 510 Show data context 154 Show data context 100 Show data context 64 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, St Pancras PLPar/RegD 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: 28th January 2022