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Walthamstow 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Epping Urban District Council.—The agreement with this
Authority was extended to 31st March, 1937.
CLINICAL REPORT.
Dr. Hamilton, Resident Medical Officer, reports as follows:—

AGE AND SEX OF PATIENTS ADMITTED DURING 1936.

Disease.Under 5 years.5-10 years.10-15 years.Over 15 years.Total.Total.
M.F.M.F.M.F.M.F.M.F.
Diphtheria181129191618887156127
Scarlet Fever2532664825333326149139288
Measles262471332558
Whooping Cough444
Pulmonary Tuberculosis444444
Staff121212
Other diseases23113127613
Totals75671056942544292264282546
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Other diseases include Observation cases (8), Chorea (1),
Laryngitis (1), Paratyphoid Fever (2) and Puerperal Pyrexia (1).
AGE AND SEX AT DEATH.
Eleven deaths occurred, details of which are given below:—
2 Females aged 1 year and
1 year and 2 months.
2 Males aged 1 year and 3
months and 3 years.
Female aged 2 years and 6
months.
Female aged 2 years and 7
months.
Male aged 4 years.
Male aged 2 years.
Female aged 6 years.
2 Females aged 18 years and
19 years.
4 Measles and Broncho-Pneumonia
1 Scarlet Fever and Pneumonia
1 Septic Broncho-Pneumonia
1 Diphtheria (Haemorrhagic)
1 Streptococcal Meningitis
1 Septic Meningitis (Otitis Media,
Scarlet Fever)
2 Pulmonary Tuberculosis


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