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Leyton 1904

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Leyton]

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PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS.

WEST HAM UNION WORKHOUSE, INFIRMARY, AND SCHOOLS.

Births :—There were 182 births—89 males and 73 femalrs—a total of 32 more than last year.
Deaths:—There were 866 deaths.
Chief Causes of Death.Total.
Small Pox0
Measles20
Scarlet Fever0
Typhoid17
Erysipelas4
Rheumatism1
Diarrhœa18
Phthisis150
Tubercular Diseases other than Phthisis14
Respiratory (Diseases of Organs)125
Heart Disease88
Premature Birth5
Influenza1
Whooping Cough7
Cancer95
Violence22
Diphtheria1
Puerperal Fever4
All other394
866
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Cases of Infectious Disease occurring in the Union.

Scarlet Fever60 cases, of which 8 were imported.
Diphtheria1 „ 0 „
Typhoid49,, 44,,
Erysipelas54,, 44,,
Puerperal Fever10 „ 10 „
Small Pox4 ,, 0,,
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THE INFIRMARY, WHIPPS CROSS ROAD.
During this year there were—
4042 Admissions.
3271 Discharged.
705 Deaths.


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