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March 4, 1939

ORGANIZATION SECTION

JAMA. 1939;112(9):847-858. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800090057017
Abstract

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION STUDY OF MEDICAL CARE 

REPORT OF MIDDLESEX SOUTH DISTRICT (MASS.) MEDICAL SOCIETY, BOSTON  The following report is based on the data recorded on the summary sheet of the Middlesex South District Medical Society. As indicated in the title, the Middlesex South District is not a county but a district society and, as stated in the summary sheet, no estimates of the population in this district can be made. The largest political unit included in this district is the city of Cambridge—a part of the metropolitan district of Boston. Some idea as to the population and economic status of the people in this district may be obtained from the following facts: Harvard University is located in Cambridge, and much of the surrounding area is urban residential districts; there are 169 industrial concerns in Cambridge, of which 143 are manufacturing plants which employ 20,753 workers. In order to

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