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Walthamstow 1902

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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DEATHS FROM NOTIFIABLE INFECTIOUS
DISEASES.
The diseases under this heading are :—Chicken Pox, Small Pox,
Scarlet Fever, Diphtheria and Membranous Croup, Fever (Typhus,
Typhoid and Continued), Erysipelas, Puerperal Fever, Cholera and
Plague.
There were 73 deaths registered from the above causes during the
year, compared with 74 in 1901, 103 in 1900, and 104 in 1899.

TABLE X.

Names ok Diseases.Whole District.Wards, 1902.
Deaths, 1902.Deaths, 1901.Increase + Decrease -St. James Street.High Street.Hoe Street.Wood Street.Northern.
Small-Pox201+ 1943652
Scarlatina613- 73111
Diphtheria1738-216542
Membranous Croup4+ 413
Typhoid1312+ 12533
Erysipelas35- 212
Puerperal Fever105+ 514122
Cholera00
Plague00
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There is a considerable falling off in the deaths from Diphtheria, but
James' Street Ward still has a majority in the number of cases and the
number of deaths. This fact has been adverted to previously, and fully
dealt with in 1900.


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