Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Finsbury Borough]
The total new cases of Tuberculosis, both pulmonary and non-pulmonary entered on the register in 1937 numbered 129. The age period details were as follows:—
Of the above 123 cases, 24 were brought to notice otherwise
than by formal notification, i.e., by death returns, by posthumous
notification, and by transfer from other areas.
The number of cases remaining on the register of notifications at 31st December, 1937, was as follows:—
The number of cases removed from the register during the
year was 146—due to withdrawal of notification 6, recovery
from the disease 23, death 79 and miscellaneous 38.
|Year.||Average No. of Primary Notifications.||Average No. of Cases Notified per 10,000 of Inhabitants.||Average No. of Deaths.||Average Death Rate per 1,000.|