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DEATHS DURING WEEK ENDED DECEMBER 1, 1923.

Summary of information received by telegraph from industrial insurance companies for
week ended December 1, 1923, and corresponding meet of 1922. (From the Weekly
Health Index, December 4, 1923, issued by the Bureau of the Census, Department of
Commerce.)

W.'ek ended Convsponfling
Dec. 1,1923. week, 1922.

Policies in force 55, 484. 173 51,442,250

Number of death claima 8,585 7,487

Death claims per 1,000 policies in force, annual rate 8.1 7.6

Deaths from all causes in certain large cities of the United States during the week ended December 1, 1923, infant mortality, annual death rate, and comparison with corrcsjxmding week of 1922. (From the Weekly Health Index, December 4, 1923, issued by tk Bureau of Hie Census, Department of Commerce.)

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1 Annual rate per 1,000 population.

» Deaths under I year per 1,000 births—an annual rate based on deaths under 1 year (or the week «ad estimated births for 1922. Cities left, blank are not in the registration aroa (or births. 'Deaths for week ended Friday, Nov. 30, 1923.

Deaths from all causes in certain large cities of the United Slates during the week ended December 1, 191$, infant mortality, annual death ro'e, and comparison with corresponding week of 1922. (From the Weekly Health Index, December 4, 192J, issued by the Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce)—Continued.

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PREVALENCE OF DISEASE.

No health department. State or local, can effectively prevent or control disease, without knowledge of when, uhere, and under what conditions cases are occurring.

UNITED STATES.

CURRENT STATE SUMMARIES.

Those reports are preliminary, and the figures are subject to change when later returns are received by the State health officers.

Reports for Week Ended December 8, 1923.

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California—continued.

Lethargic encephalitis: Cam.

Loj Angoles County 1

Stockton 1

Measles 336

Poliomyelitis:

Co:itra Costa County 1

Fresno Couuty 1

Los Angeles 4

Santa Clara County 1

Scarlet fc vcr 23

Smallpox:

Long Beach U

Los Angeles S3

Los Angeles Comity S

Orange Comity 1!

Santa Paula 12

Scattering II

Typhoid fever li

COLORADO.

(Exclusive of Denver.)

Chicken pox 69

Diphtheria 29

Influenza 3

Measles 301

Mumps 19

Paratyphoid fever 1

Pneumonia 5

Scarlet (ever 3»

Smallpox I

Tuberculosis IS

Typhoid fever i

Whooping cough 2

CONNECTICUT.

Cerebrospinal meningitis 1

Chicken pox 176

Di ph theria S3

German mcashs 3

Influenza 5

Mcasiis SKI

Mumps *6

Pneumonia (lobar) 20

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Connecticut—continued.

Cases.

Poliomyelitis 3

Scarlet fever Ill

Septic sore throat 1

Tetanus 3

Tuberculosis (all forms) "2

Typhoid lever 1

"Whooping cough 41

DELAWARE.

Chicken pox 8

Diphtheria 7

Measles 1

Pneumonia 4

Scarlet fever:

Wilmington 15

Scattering 10

Tuberculosis 1

Typhoid fo vcr 3

Whooping cough 2

TLORIDA.

Cerebrospinal meningitis 1

Diph thcria 33

Influenza 7

Malaria 10

Pneumonia 2

Scarlet (ever 7

Smallpox 2

Typhoid fever 6

GEOBOTA.

Chicken pox 24

Conjunctivi tis 1

Diphtheria 19

Hookworm disease 3

Influenza 10

Malana 13

Measles 312

Mumps 11

Pneumonia 64

Scarlet (ever 15

Septic sore throat 1

Smallpox 49

Tuberculosis (pulmonary) 18

Typhoid fever 5

Typhus fever 3

Whooping cough 27

ILLINOIS.

Cerebrospinal meningitis—Cook County 1

Diphtheria:

Cook County 160

Kane Couuty 8

Do Salle County 10

Rock Island County 14

Scattering 79

Influenza 20

Measles 469

Pneumonia 2S5

Poliomyelitis:

Cook County 1

Mason County 1

Scarlet fever:

Cook County lis

Iroquoh County 11

Kane County 9

Lake County IS

Randolph County S

Scattering 103

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MARYLAND.*

Cases.

Cerebrospinal meningitis 2

Chicken pox 108

Diphtheria 47

Influenza 26

Lethargic encephalitis 1

M alalia 1

Measles 48

Mumps 10

Ophthalm ia neonatorum 1

Pnoumon ia (al 1 forms) 06

Scarlet tover 80

Septic sore throat 1

Smallpox 3

Tuberculosis 38

Typhoid fever 20

Whoop ing rough 48

MASSACHUSETTS.

Cerebrospinal meningitis 2

Ch ie ken pox 419

Conjunctivitis (suppurative) 15

Diphtheria 250

German measles 5

Influenza 7

Lethargic encephalitis 2

Measles 333

Mumps 246

Ophthalmia neonatorum IS

Pellagra 1

Pneumonia (lobar) 110

Poliomyelitis 9

Scarlet fever 335

Septic sore throat 2

Trichinosis 1

Tuberculosis (all forms) 132

Typhoid fever 10

Whooping cough 6

MICHIGAN.

Diphtheria 276

Measles 486

Pncu monia 11U

Scarlet fever 339

Smallpox 129

Tuberculosis 32

Typhoid fever 20

Whooping cough 68

MINNESOTA.

Chicken pox 173

Diphtheria 131

Measles 209

Pneumonia s

Scarlet fever 243

Smallpox 54

Tubcrcu losis 116

Typhoid fever 8

Whooping cough 6

MISSISSIPPI.

Diphtheria 20

Scarlet fe ver 8

Smallpox 7

Ty phoid fever 7

MISSOURI.

Cerebrospinal meningitis 4

Chicken pox 83

Diphl hcria 99

Influenza 5

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Missou Bi—con tinued.

Cases.

Measles 1*

Mumps 5

Pneumonia 15

Poliomyelitis 8

Rabies 14

Scarlet fever 113

Smallpox ('

Tetanus 2

Traehoma 3

Tuberculosis 43

Typhoid fever 8

Whooping cough '*

MONTANA.

Diphtheria II

Poliomyelitis—Savage 1

Scarlet fever *

Smallpox 23

Typhoid fever 3

NEW JERSEY.

Cerebrospinal meningitis 7

Chicken pox 2?7

Diphtheria 31

Influenza 11

Measles IS

Pneumonia IIS

Poliom yel i t is *

Scarlet lever m

Trachoma 1

Typhoid fever U

Wh ooping cough W

NEW MEXICO.

Chicken pox 19

Diphtheria W

Dysentery 1

Influenza

Measles Is

Mumps II

Pneumonia 4

Scarlet fever 1*

Tetanus 1

Tuberculosis l3

Typhoid fever I

NEW YORK.

(Exclusive of New York City.)

Diphtheria &

Influenza"

Let barbie encephalitis 1

Measles *»

Pneumonia 215

Poliomyelitis 1°

Scarlet fever 3B

Smallpox I

Typhoid fever S

Whooping cough £*

NORTH CAROLINA.

Chicken pox 335

Diphtheria >•

German measles *

Measles UW

Ophthalmia neonatorum *

Scarlet fever "*

Septic .sore throat .-'

Smallpox •

Typhoid fever"

Whooping cough *"

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