In previous publications1 we have outlined the plan of prevention, presented the data of the incidence of thyroid enlargements as determined by annual surveys of all new pupils in the Akron public schools, and the results of the prophylatic use of sodium iodid for nineteen months. The present paper deals with the data obtained at the fourth general examination made October 13-17, 1919, together with summaries and conclusions based on observations extending over a period of thirty months.
ANALYSIS OF THE RECORDS OF NEW PUPILS
The general data of the clinical condition of the thyroid gland are given in Table 1. For comparison and reference the figures for the three previous examinations are also given.The pupils included in this table are new admissions to all grades from the fifth to the twelfth, inclusive, and presumably had not previously received iodin. The figures in the first line represent the results