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Walthamstow 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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12
Causes of Death as given by the Registrar -General
for the year 1936.

Whole District.

Causes of death.Males.Females.Total.Total 1935.
1. Typhoid and Para-typhoid Fevers----
2. Measles5381
3. Scarlet Fever-11
4. Whooping Cough1346
5. Diphtheria224
6. Influenza13132610
7. Encephalitis Lethargica221
8. Cerebro-spinal Fever222
9. T. B. of respiratory system43307369
10. Other Tuberculous diseases122146
11. Syphilis3141
12. General paralysis of the insane, (tabes dorsalis)7186
13. Cancer, malignant disease9696192204
14. Diabetes881614
15. Cerebral Haemorrhage, etc.43428561
16. Heart disease179195374344
17. Aneurysm4377
18. Other circulatory diseases19244348
19. Bronchitis37215838
20. Pneumonia (all forms)39347372
21. Other respiratory diseases8101811
22. Peptic Ulcer1742112
23. Diarrhoea, etc. (under 2 years)83117
24. Appendicitis105155
25. Cirrhosis of Liver11
26. Other diseases of liver, etc.2357
27. Other digestive diseases12112326
28. Acute and Chronic Nephritis22244645
29. Puerperal Sepsis113
30. Other Puerperal causes222
31. Congenital Debility and Malformation, Premature Birth, etc.16213740
32. Senility2151726
33. Suicide871512
34. Other violence2493339
35. Other defined causes493382106
36. Causes ill-defined or unknown221
Totals69662513211236
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