Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1927
Table X.—Sex and age of New Patients for 1927.
|Under 5yrs.||10yrs.||15yrs.||25 yrs.||35 yrs.||45yrs.||45yrs. and over.||Allages.|
Table XI.—Diagnosis at various age periods (New Patients).
|Pulmonary Tuberculosis.||Other Forms.||Suspects.||Non-Tubercular.||Percentage Tuberculous.|
|Under 5 years||2||7||1||57||13.43|
|Under 10 years||1||10||2||113||8.73|
|Under 15 years||4||9||1||49||20.63|
|Under 25 years||43||12||4||64||44.71|
|Under 35 years||42||11||1||63||45.29|
|Under 45 years||26||4||4||36||42.85|
|45 and over||25||3||1||49||35.89|
Table XII.—Housing Conditions.
|Of 178 of the 199 tuberculous patients found in 1927:—|
|5 lived in the basement.|
|37 lived on the ground floor.|
|55 lived on the first floor.|
|8 lived on the second floor.|
|1 lived on the fourth floor.|
|11 lived on the top floor.|
|34 lived on more than one floor.|
|27 lived in the whole house.|