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 261 Show data context 57 Show data context 45 Show data context 42 Show data context 49 Show data context
Measles 496 Show data context 877 Show data context 423 Show data context 214 Show data context 124 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 365 Show data context 880 Show data context 1,125 Show data context 1,023 Show data context 764 Show data context
Diphtheria 107 Show data context 175 Show data context 155 Show data context 173 Show data context 156 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,764 Show data context 1,369 Show data context 575 Show data context 315 Show data context 151 Show data context
Typhus 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context
Enteric Fever 39 Show data context 43 Show data context 68 Show data context 75 Show data context 85 Show data context
Simple Cont Fever 24 Show data context 43 Show data context 49 Show data context 39 Show data context 49 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 6,022 Show data context 1,426 Show data context 306 Show data context 87 Show data context 56 Show data context
Cholera 14 Show data context 11 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context
Cancer 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Scrofula 125 Show data context 99 Show data context 42 Show data context 27 Show data context 21 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 906 Show data context 381 Show data context 108 Show data context 37 Show data context 33 Show data context
Phthisis 265 Show data context 185 Show data context 92 Show data context 45 Show data context 46 Show data context
Hydrocephalus 634 Show data context 415 Show data context 190 Show data context 106 Show data context 77 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 4,333 Show data context 1,108 Show data context 470 Show data context 297 Show data context 216 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 36 Show data context 14 Show data context 11 Show data context 19 Show data context 21 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 7,368 Show data context 3,459 Show data context 1,174 Show data context 527 Show data context 286 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 965 Show data context 149 Show data context 88 Show data context 57 Show data context 40 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 33 Show data context 37 Show data context 33 Show data context 44 Show data context 32 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 1,615 Show data context 273 Show data context 229 Show data context 197 Show data context 146 Show data context
Other Causes 14,946 Show data context 1,912 Show data context 557 Show data context 294 Show data context 216 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, Warwickshire 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: 25th February 2020