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Walthamstow 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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14. OPHTHALMIA NEONATORUM.

The number of cases notified during the last two years were:—

Year.Totals.St. James Street.High Street.Hoe Street.Wood Street.Hale End.Higham Hill.
1936211
193511
Year.TreatedVision unimpaired.Vision impaired.Total Blindness.Deaths.
At Home.In Hospital.
1936 ..1111 enteritis
1935 ..11
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15. MATERNAL MORTALITY.
During 1936 a total of three maternal deaths was investigated
for the completion of inquiry forms.
Particulars relating to the three deaths are given in the accompanying
table..

The following table shows the maternal mortality rates for 1936 (calculated on three deaths):—

Births Registered.Deaths of Women due to Pregnancy and Child-Bearing.
WALTHAMSTOW.England and Wales.
Puerperal Sepsis.Other Puerperal Causes.Total.Rates per 1,000 Births registered.Rates per 1,000 Births registered.
Puerperal Sepsis.Other Puerperal Causes.Total.Puerperal Sepsis.Other Puerperal Causes.Total.
Live, 1,7151230.581.161.741.402.413.81
Live and Stillbirths, 1,7691230.561.131.691.342.313.65
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