London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Fulham 1927

Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1927

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Table X.—Sex and age of New Patients for 1927.

Under 5yrs.10yrs.15yrs.25 yrs.35 yrs.45yrs.45yrs. and over.Allages.
Both Sexes67126631231177078644

Table XI.—Diagnosis at various age periods (New Patients).

Pulmonary Tuberculosis.Other Forms.Suspects.Non-Tubercular.Percentage Tuberculous.
Under 5 years2715713.43
Under 10 years11021138.73
Under 15 years4914920.63
Under 25 years431246444.71
Under 35 years421116345.29
Under 45 years26443642.85
45 and over25314935.89
All ages143561443130.90

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.