DESCRIPTIVE PICTURE OF BERIBERI

NAGIB T. ABDOU
1918 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
In an examination of 513 prostitutes and their asso¬ ciates by the Seattle Health Department, the findings of which are given in the accompanying table, 78 per cent, of the prostitutes were diseased, 60 per cent, having syphilis, 37 per cent, gonorrhea, and 17 per cent, both syphilis and gonorrhea, and among men associating with or living off prostitutes, 35 per cent, had syphilis, 27.5 per cent, gonorrhea, and 8.5 per cent. both.
doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600420040012 fatcat:kmbvgm2v6fczlpfgjz5kxcrq6u