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Walthamstow 1903

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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The greatest number of deaths, 7, occurred in High Street Ward,
followed by 5 in St. James Street, 4 in the Northern, 2 in Wood Street,
and 1 in Hoe Street.
The greatest number of cases, 28, occurred in St. James Street
Ward, and the least, 8, in the Wood Street Ward.
The cases were thus distributed according to Wards:—
St. James Street. High Street. Hoe Street. Wood Street. Northern.
28 21 14 8 17

According to the number in each house:—

Number of cases12345
Number of houses578211
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In 57 houses there was 1 case each; in 8 houses 2 cases each; in 2
houses 3 cases each; in 1 house 4 cases; and 1 house had 5 cases.
The death-rate from Typhoid for the district was nearly .18, compared
with .1 for England and Wales.

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