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Finsbury 1937

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Finsbury Borough]

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All ages.Under 1 yr.1-5 yrs.5-15 yrs.15-25 yrs.25-45 yrs.45-65 yrs.65 +Clerk-enwell.St. Luke.St. Sepul.Total removals to hospital.
Acute Influenzal Pneumonia19-622342145-2
Acute Primary Pneumonia79625912111065524_19
Cerebro-spinal Meningitis211112
Diphtheria (including Mem. Croup)1075335856--8324-107
Food Poisoning10139323115119566
Malaria (induced)111
Measles and German Measles56530344177131__346219_219
Ophthalmia Neonatorum1111832
Puerperal Fever3331
Puerperal Pyrexia14410952
Pulmonary Tuberculosis1061930382447036
Other forms of Tuberculosis1728421_98__
Scarlet Fever1141376196_8727_114
Whooping Cough17930112371017880
Zymotic Enteritis2015411918

The Zymotic Diseases.—Scarlet fever, whooping cough, diphtheria, diarrhoea, enteritis, and measles
caused a total of 19 deaths—Scarlet fever 0, whooping cough 6, diphtheria 2, diarrhœa and enteritis
(under 2 years) 11, and measles 0. The zymotic death-rate was 0.32 per 1,000 population.