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Marylebone 1962

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St. Marylebone, Metropolitan Borough]


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    The Town Clerk has kindly supplied the following information regarding housing accommodation provided by the Council up to 31st December, 1962 :—
    Pre-war EstatesNo. of Dwellings
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    The number adulterated or incorrect in some other manner was 63, and the incidence of adulteration may be classified as follows:—
    Number of samples examined.Number ofsamples adulterated, etc.
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    TABLE 1.—Deaths—According to Age-Group and Sex.
    Code No.CAUSE OF DEATHNet Deaths at the Sub-joined Ages of Residents (Male and Female) whether occurring within or without the borough
    All AgesUnder 1 year1 and under 55 and under 1515 and under 2525 and under 4545 and under 6565 and upwards
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    TABLE 2.—Infant Mortality—According to Age-Group and Sex.
    CAUSES OF DEATHUnder 1 week1 and under 2 weeks2 and under 4 weeks1 and under 3 months3 and under 6 months6 and under 9 months9 and under 12 monthsTotal
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    TABLE 3.—Weather Statistics. Station : Regent's Park. Height of rain-gauge above mean sea level: 129 feet.
    1962Air TemperatureRainfallWeather Number of DaysBright Sunshine
    Means ofMean of A and BHighest and LowestTotalMost in a dayRainSnow or SleetThunder heardFog (9h. G.M.T.)Air FrostGround FrostGale, force 8 or moreTotalDaily MeanPer cent. of Average*
    A Max.B Min.Highest Max.DateLowest Min.DateAmt.Date
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    Table 4.—Summary of Road Accidents.
    MonthNumber of AccidentsFatalInjuries—
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    TABLE 5.—Dwelling-Houses : Summary of Inspections, Conditions Found and Action Taken.
    Inspection under Public Health or Housing Acts:—
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    TABLE 6.—Nuisances Remedied.
    Nuisance Abated or Defect RemediedNumber
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    TABLE 7.—Chemical Examination of Water supplied to St. Marylebone—Average Results. Milligrammes per Litre (unless otherwise stated)
    Analysis dataSource of Supply
    HamptonAshford Common
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    TABLE 8. —Bacteriological Examination of Water supplied to St. Marylebone—Average Results after Treatment.
    Source of supplyNumber of samplesAgar plate count per ml.Coliform countE. coli count
    20-24 hours at 37 °C.3 days at 22°C.Per cent. samples negative in 100 ml.Per cent. samples negative in 100 ml.
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    TABLE 9.—Rodent Control.
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    TABLE 10.—Air Pollution. Period Average Concentrations of Smoke and Sulphur Dioxide
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    TABLE 11.—Air Pollution. Deposited Matter and Concentration of Sulphur Trioxide For the Period January to July. (The use of these instruments was discontinued on 1st August, 1962)
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    TABLE 12.—Factories : Inspections for Purposes of Provisions as to Health.
    PremisesRegisteredInspectionsWritten noticesOccupiers prosecuted
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    TABLE 13.—Factories : Defects.
    FoundRemediedReferredIn respect of which prosecutions were instituted
    To H.M. Inspector of FactoriesBy H.M. Inspector of Factories
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    TABLE 14.—Summary of Outwork.
    Description of WorkOutworkers Employed
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    TABLE 15.—Pharmacy and Poisons Acts, 1852-1941 : Summary of Sellers of Part II Poisons.
    Type of BusinessTotal Licensed
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    TABLE 16.—Public Conveniences.
    ConvenienceUrinalsW.C's.Free W.C's.Wash basins (free)Additional Information
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    TABLE 17.—Unsound Food Voluntarily Surrendered.
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    TABLE 18.—Summary of Premises Registered for Preserving Food or for the Manufacture, Storage or Sale of Ice-Cream.
    Type of BusinessPreserving FoodIce Cream
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    TABLE 19.—Summary of Food Premises.
    Type of BusinessTotals
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    TABLE 20.—Legal Proceedings : Food and Drugs Act.
    Date of HearingOffenceResult
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    TABLE 21.—Diseased or Infirm Persons removed to Hospital, etc., under Court Orders.
    PersonAgeRemoved toRemarks
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    TABLE 22.—Notifiable Diseases and Notifications.
    * Notifiable DiseaseCases notified in whole BoroughCases removed to hospitalCases isolated at home
    At all agesAt ages-years
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    TABLE 23.—Tuberculosis: New Cases and Deaths.
    At ages— years*NEW CASESDEATHS
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    TABLE 24.—Tuberculosis: Summary of Register.
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    TABLE 25.—Summary of Work of the Bacteriological Laboratory.
    Nature of Specimen and ExaminationPositiveNegativeTotal
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    TABLE 26.—New Legislation.
    LegislationOperative Date