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Poplar 1937

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Poplar, Metropolitan Borough]

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Public Health (Tuberculosis) Regulations,1924and1930.

Summary of Quarterly Returns to the London County Council.

Quarter ended
March.June.September.December.
Number of Cases on Register at commencement of quarter941940918920
Number of New Cases notified56603536
Number of Cases restored to Register, etc.17101112
Number of Cases removed from Register74924481
Number of Cases on Register at end of -quarter.' Pulmonary674655663646
Non-Pulmonary266263257241
Totals940918920837
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Particulars of new cases of Tuberculosis and of all Deaths from the disease:—

Age Periods.New Cases.Deaths. (Reg. General's figures).
Pulmonary.Non-Pulmonary.Pulmonary.Non-Pulmonary.
M.F-M.F.M.F.M.F.
Under 1 ..
1 —6214
5 —31231
10—322
15—1312111
20—162216} U121
25—23161315151
35—145 j22762
45—2081_156v
65—1941951
65 and upwards5551
Totals113761620624692
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The ratio of non-notified Tuberculosis deaths to total Tuberculosis deaths was8.3%.

Death rates per 1,000 population:—
Tuberculosis of respiratory system0.79
Other forms of Tuberculosis0.08
All forms0.87
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