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Islington 1861

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Islington, Parish of St Mary]

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TABLE II.

NEW CASES OF DISEASE COMING UNDER TREATMENT DURING THE FOUR WEEKS ENDING SATURDAY. THE 25th DAY OF MAY, 1861, AT THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS IN ISLINGTON.

Workhouse.Infant Poor House.Out-patient Paupers.Islington Dispensary.Holloway Dispensary.Pentonville Convict Prison.London Fever Hospital.Total.
Small Pox....3..1....4
Chicken Pox....724..114
Meas;es1..53......9
scarlatina....331..613
Hooping Cough....35710....52
Croup....1........1
Diarrhœa1..2112193157
Dysentery....321....6
Cholera................
Ague....2........2
Continued Fever....3..6..9*18
Puerperal Fever................
Rheumatic Fever3......1....4
Erysipelas....713....11
Diphtheria................
Sorethroat or Tonsillitis....13511....29
Pyæmia................
Bronchitis and Catarrh811304243442270
Pneumonia........4..37
Pleurisy....122..16
Delirium Tremens....2........2
Insanity2..4........6
Carbuncle................
All other diseases234446513395104141499
Total3856865925011 151372010
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* 8 of these "Typhus" and 1 "Typhoid."

TABLE III.

HOUSES INSPECTED AND SANITARY IMPROVEMENTS EFFECTED, From April 28th, 1861, to May 25th, 1861.

West Sub-District.East Sub-DistrictWhole Parish.
Number of houses inspected6260122
DrainsConstructed213
Improved or repaired16824
Traps fixed131023
CesspoolsAbolished516
Cleansed or disinfected......
Privies and Water ClosetsPan, trap, and water supply furnished527
Pan and trap only furnished......
Water supply furnished8412
Dust-Binsconstructed6..6
Repaired and covers adapted527
Surface Drains and Pavements of YardsConstructed628
Relaid6410
General Water SupplyNew receptacle provided415
Receptacle repaired and cleansed......
Water supply provided......
Other ImprovementHouses generally repaired22830
„ cleansed or limewashed24832
„ ventilated......
Overcrowding abated1..1
Illegal use of underground Rooms for sleeping discontinued2..2
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