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Fulham 1916

Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1916

Jackson, J. Charles.

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26 tables in this report

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    Years.Population Estimated to Middle of each Years.Births.Total Deaths Registered in the District.Transferable Deaths.†Nett Deaths Belonging to the District.
    Uncorrected Number.Nett.
    Under 1 Year of Age.At all Ages.
    of NonResidents registered in the District.of Residents not registered in the District.
    Number.RateNumber.Rate.Number.Rate per 1.000 Nett Births.Number.Rate.
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    TABLE II. Causes of, and Ages at Death during the Year 1916.
    Nett Deaths at the subjoined ages of "Residents " whether occurring within or without the District (a).Nett Deaths at all ages of "Residents" in the Wards of the Borough whether occurring in or beyond the Wards.
    Causes of DeathAll AgesUnder 1 Year1 and under 2 years2 and under 5 years5 and under 15 years15 and under 25 years25 and under 45 years45 and under 65 years65 and upwardsTotal Deaths whether of "Residents" or " Non-Residents" in Institutions in the District (b)Barons Court WardLillie WardWalham WardMargravine WardMunster WardHurlingham WardSands End WardTown Ward
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    Seasonal Mortality.—The mortality in the four quarters of the year was as under:—
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    Ward.Death-rate 1916.Average Death-rate 1911-15.Ward.Death-rate 1916.Average Death-rate 1911-15.
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    The decline in infant mortality during recent years is show in the following table:- TABLE IV. Infant Mortality in Fulham.
    Deaths of Infants under one year of age per 1,000 births.
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    Nett Deaths from stated causes at various Ages under One Year of Age.Nett Deaths under One Year of residents in the Wards of the Borough whether occurring in or beyond the Wards.
    CAUSE OF DEATH.Under 1 Week.1—2 Weeks2—3 Weeks.3-4 Weeks.Total under 4 Weeks.4 Weeks and under 3 Months.3 Months and under 6 Months.6 Months and under 9 Months.9 Months and under 12 Months.Total Deaths under One Year.Barons Court Ward.Lillie Ward.Walham Ward.Margravine Ward.Munster Ward.Hurlingham Ward.Sands End Ward.Town Ward.
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    TABLE VI. The infantile death-rates of the several wards were as under:-
    Ward.Deaths under one year per 1,000 births. Averages 5 1916. years 1911-15.Ward.Deaths under oner year per 1,000 births. Averages 5 1916. years 1911-15.
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    TABLE VII. Death-rates of infants one year of age from certain groups of diseases.
    Diseases.Deaths per 1,000 births.
    1916.Average of 5 years 1911-15.
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    TABLE VIII. Cases of Infections Diseases notified during the Year 1916.
    Notifiable Disease.Number of Cases Notified,Total Cases Notified in each Ward of the Borough.
    At all Ages.At Ages—Years.Barons Court Ward.Lillie Ward.Walham Ward.Margravine Ward.Munster Ward.Hurlingham WardSands End Ward.Town Ward.Total cases removed to Hospital.
    Under 1.1 to 5.5 to 15.15 to 25.25 to 45.45 to 65.65 and upwards.
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    TABLE IX. PUBLIC HEALTH (TUBERCULOSIS) REGULATIONS, 1912. Summary of notification during the period from 1st Januray, 1916, to December 31st, 1916.
    Age periods.Number of Notifications on Form A.Number of Notifications on Form B (by School Medical Officers)Number of Notifications on Form C. of admission to
    Primary Notifications.Total Notifica tions on From APrimary Notifications.Total Notifica tions on From BPoor Law Institutions.Sanatoria.
    0 to 11 to 55 to 1010 to 1515 to 2020 to 2525 to 3535 to 4545 to 5555 to 6565 and upwardsTotal.Under 5.5 to 1010 to 15Total.
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    The distribution of the deaths from tuberculosis was as under:—
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    Treatment and Orevention of Tuberculosis. Fulham Tuberculosis Dispensary.-the follow ing table gives a summary of the work of the dispen sary:-
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    Number of Attendances at Dispensary.
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    The parts primarily affected were:—
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    Deaths Occurring Outside the Borough.—The deaths of residents in Fulham in public institutions and elsewhere outside the borough numbered 789, and occurred in the following institutions:—
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    The following rooms were disinfected and cleansed:—
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    Material from cases of suspected Diphtheria.
    Number of Specimens.
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    Blood from cases of suspected Enteric Fever.
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    Public Mortuary.—186 bodies were removed to the mortuary during the year and were admitted as follows :—
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    Proceedings under the Sale of Food and Drugs Acts.
    Article.Number of Samples taken Officially.Number Adulterated.Number of Samples taken Unofficially.Number Adulterated.Total Samples.Total Adulterated.Percentage of Adulteration.
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    The average composition of the samples purchased as new milk in each of the four quarters was as under :—
    Period.Number of Samples.Solids, not Fat.Fat.Water.
    First Quarter117 .... 8.64... 3.40... 87.96
    Second ,,135 .... 8.95... 3.18... 87.87
    Third ,,108 .... 8.79... 3.50... 87.71
    Fourth ,,129 .... 8.94... 3.74... 87.32
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    Proceedings under the Sale of Food and Drugs Acts, were instituted in the following cases :—
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    Factory and Workshop Acts.—The following is a summary of the work done in connection with the Factory and Workshop Acts :— Inspection.
    Premises,Number of
    Inspections.Written Notices.Prosecutions.
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    Defects Found.
    Particulars.Number of Defects.Number of Prosecutions.
    Found.Remedied.Referred to H.m. Inspector.
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    Drainage of Buildings.—During the year the following drainage plans were submitted to and approved by the Public Health Committee :-