In preparing this annual review, data have been obtained from the same ninety-three cities which have been referred to in similar articles for the years beginning with 1930. A communication was addressed to the health officer of each city asking that he furnish the number of deaths from typhoid, excluding paratyphoid, for the year 1936. Furthermore, the health officer was asked to designate not only the total number of typhoid deaths but also subdivide these as to resident and nonresident. Special comment was solicited on any unusual outbreak of typhoid that occurred during the year. In each instance (except Scranton, where the figures come from the Pennsylvania State Health Department) the data were supplied by the respective health departments.
As the United States Census Bureau is not prepared to furnish an estimate of population for these cities, the health officer was asked to designate the local estimate which he is using in his
TYPHOID IN THE LARGE CITIES OF THE UNITED STATES IN 1936TWENTY-FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT. JAMA. 1937;108(25):2118–2121. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.92780250001008
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