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Statistics of Illness in the University for the Year, 1900-1901.

The official report of illness in the University for the year 1900-1901, prepared by Doctor M. H. Bailey, shows a total of 4603, cases, which is an increase of about 200 over last year. In addition to the usual tabulation of cases, statistics have been prepared for the various departments, showing the proportion of men signing off to the total number of men in the departments. In the College this percentage for the Freshman class was 175, for the Sophomores 210, for the Juniors 197, and for the Seniors 173. In the Scientific School the percentage for the Freshman was 106, for the Sophomores 85, for the Juniors 69, and for the Seniors 74: The percentage for the Divinity School was 50, for the Graduate School 46, and for the Law School 27.

The following table gives the number of cases of the various diseases, arranged by months. Sept.  Oct.  Nov.  Dec.  Jan.  Feb.  Mar.  Apr.  May  June  Total Appendicitis,    4  4  5  1  4  3  5  6  1  33 Chicken-pox,        4  1      1    6 Colds,  1  136  190  165  277  168  248  115  91  5  1396 Constipation,    4  8          1  1    14 Diarhoea,    47  39  26  20  7  18  18  9    184 Diphtheria,        1    2  6  1  1  1  12 Ears,    4  5  5  5  4  7  11  2    43 Eyes,    29  42  32  29  38  28  23  25  13  259 General Debility,  3  10  13  11  10  8  19  6  10  5  95 Headache,    14  23  28  19  14  21  12  15  1  147 Indigestion,    63  70  90  42  36  46  29  27  8  411 Jaundice,    4  1  1  3  6  2      17 La Grippe  1  3  10  9  129  41  50  20   13    276 Malaria,    12  2  4  1  1    3  9    32 Measles,              1        1 Miscellaneous,  5  90  122  92  125  53  85  62  71  14  719 Mumps,    4  6  22  8  4  13  9     66 Neuralgia,    5  9  12  5  11  11  10  5    68 Overwork,    6  13  11  12  10  6  9  6  7  80 Pneumonia,      2    1  1  1    1    6 Rheumatism,  1  10  4  7  3  2  8  10  6  2  53 Scarlet Fever,      1  1  1    1      4 Skin Diseases,    11  12  5  5  6  4  9  17  10  79 Surgical,  2  85  80  54  44  31  40  40  43  10  429 Tonsilitis,    8  27  12  17  19  32  21  22  15  158 Typhoid,    4  4  3  2  1    1    15 Totals,  13  553  687  596  763  468  650  414  382  77  4603

Visits,  1326 Office consultations  2279 Total number of consultations,  3605 Calls on students not found in (not included in above)  424 Cases not seen by the Medical Visitor,  2186

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