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Walthamstow 1902

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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The following tabular statement shows the mortality in the last
5 years from Zymotic diseases :—

TABLE VII.

Small-Pox.Scarlatina.Diphtheria.Croup.Typhoid.Measles.Whooping Cough.Diarrhcea.Zymotic Enteritis.Total.
1902206174131423235125
19011133812432613110274
Gastro-
Enteritis.
19005717635411027283
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With the exception of Small Pox, every disease in the group shews a
marked decline in the death-rates, while Typhoid Fever is only one
case in excess of the previous year.
The total deaths from this group of diseases is less than half the
number of any of the preceding four years.
The following Table gives the deaths from the seven principal
Zymotic diseases in the four quarters of the year.

TABLE VIII.

Small-Pox.Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria and Membranous Croup.Croup.Measles.Whooping Cough.Enteric Fever.Diarrhoea and Zymotic Enteritis.Enteritis.Totals.Totals for 1900.Totals for 1901.
1st Quarter735126412314444
2nd „914019122294551
3rd „312225519342142171
4th „116193364345234
Total2061741423132811136283300
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