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Leyton 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Leyton]

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They were admitted for the following reasons:—

Broncho pneumonia40
Unsatisfactory home conditions7
Ear complications4
Eye complications1
Heart disease1
53
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Mortality

Of the 1,556 cases of measles reported in Leyton during 1936, 23 (i.e., 1.47 per cent.) died. The following table shows the ages and places of death of these 23 fatal cases.

Where Died.Under 1 year.1 and under 2 yrs.2 and under 5 yrs.5 and under 10 yrs.Total.
At Home132_6
Isolation Hospital, Leyton11
Whipps Cross Hospital55
Eastern Hospital (L.C.C.)1124
Brook Hospital (L.C.C.)11
North Eastern Hospital (L.C.C.)11
Southern Hospital (L.C.C.)(...11
East Ham Hospital ...11
London Fever Hospital213
3108223
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TUBERCULOSIS.

Improved Leyton Mortality Rates.

The following figures have been compiled to show the marked fall in the number of deaths due to tuberculosis since the passing of the Tuberculosis Regulations (1912). For purpose of comparison the five-year period preceding 1912 is compared with the last five years.

Pulmonary.Non-pulmonary.
Deaths.Death rate.Deaths.Death rate.
1908102.8443.35
190999.8236.29
1010101.8232.26
1911118.9453.42
1912115.9044.34
5354.322081.66
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