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Walthamstow 1904

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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DEATHS FROM NOTIFIABLE INFECTIOUS
DISEASES.
The Diseases under this heading are Small-pox, Scarlatina, Diphtheria,
and Membranous Croup, Fever (Typhus, Typhoid, and Continued),
Erysipelas. Puerperal Fever, Cholera, and Plague.
There were 65 deaths registered from the Diseases during the year, as
compared with 55 in 1903, 73 in 1902, 74 in 1901, 103 in 1900, and
104 in 1899.

TABLE XII.

Names of Diseases.Whole District.Wards, 1904.
Deaths, 1904.Deaths, 1903.Increase +Decrease -St. James Street.High Street.Hoe Street.Wood Street.Northern
Small-Pox10+11
Scarlatina146+843214
Diphtheria2717+10682011
Membranous Croup2+2011
Typhoid1019-933211
Erysipela42+2211
Puerperal Fever711-43121
Cholera00------
Plague00------
Total6555+1018158519
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A death notified as from Varicella, was probably a case of Small-pox,
but is not included in the above figures. The difference noticeable in the
Wards from 1903 is but slight, with the exception of the large increase
of deaths from Diphtheria in the Northern Ward.


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