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Plumstead 1895

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Plumstead]

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ENTERIC FEVER.

A.—Cases Occurring Each Week of the Epidemic.

Week ending 15th May25
22nd53
29th39
,, ,, 5th June28
,, ,, 12th „19
,, ,, 19th ,,7
,, ,, 26th ,,4
Four days ending 30th ,,2
Total177
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B.—Sex and Age Distribution.

Cases.Deaths. Male and Female.Deaths. Per cent. of cases.
Male.Female.
Under 5171127.0
5-101526410.0
10-20233459.0
20-401629920.0
Over 4033350.0
Totals741032313.0
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45. Consultations for Diagnosis. —In nineteen doubtful cases
of infectious diseases I visited the patient in consultation with
the medical attendant, my advice being sought in most cases
for purposes of diagnosis. They included Small Pox, Enteric
Fever, Scarlet Fever, &c.


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