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Walthamstow 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Outworkers were notified from the following areas:—

City of London136St. Marylebone3
Bethnal Green8Stepney8
Finsbury59Shoreditch9
Hackney38Tottenham6
Islington7Walthamstow71
Leyton85Westminster10
Poplar5Other Areas16
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A total of 421 visits was paid in connection with outworkers
as follows:—To Homes, 374; Factories, 28; Workshops, 19.
F.—PREVALENCE OF, AND CONTROL OVER,
INFECTIOUS AND OTHER DISEASES.

General.—The accompanying tables show the age and ward incidence of the various infectious diseases which are discussed separately in later pages of the Report:—

Disease.All ages.Under 1 yr.1-5 yrs.5-15 yrs.15-25 yrs.25-45 yrs.45-65 yrs.65& over.
19361935
Scarlet Fever3155693651883623
Diphtheria1061632167891
Enteric Fever841511
Pneumonia1511314193716382017
Puerperal Fever545
Puerperal Pyrexia3031921
Ophthalmia Neonatorum212
Erysipelas525412511258
Encephalitis Lethargica2
Polio-encephalitis11
Cerebro-spinal Meningitis141
Anterior Poliomyelitis5514
Measles (under 5 years)6712739632
Dysentery51221
Tuberculosis1411633254248194
Totals19361493497453301181566629
19351159102284831551737634
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