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Acton 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Acton]

Published
1937
Pages
146
Tables
74

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    POPULATION 69,140.
    Total.M.F.
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    Table I..
    Where a house consists of:—The permitted number of persons is:—
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    Table 2.
    Where a room in any house has a floor area of:—
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    This will be made clear by the following; table:—
    Year.Total Families.Number OvercrowdedPercentage Overcrowded.
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    size of the families. This becomes very evident from the following table:—
    Average number of persons per family
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    Altogether approximately 12,000 houses were inspected, containing 16,943 tenements, with the following results:—
    Size of Letting. Number.Overcrowded.
    Possibly.Definitely.
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    The final result was as follows:—
    Size of Letting.Number of lettings.Overcrowded.
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    Average Units of Accommodation per Family of given Size.
    Size offamily, (equivalent number of persons).Average number of units of accommodation (permitted number) occupied by families of the size in column 1.
    All familiesOvercrowded families.
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    Uncrowded Families.
    Percentage of Minimum Accommodation.Number of familiesPercentage of total uncrowded families
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    Overcrowded Families.
    Percentage of Minimum A ccommodation.Number of familiesPercentage of total overcrowded families
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    Size Distribution of Overcrowded Families.
    Size of family (equivalent no. of persons).Overcrowded families of the size in column 1.Percentage proportion which the number in column 2 bears to the number of all families of the size in col. 1.
    Number.Percentage of total overcrowded families.
    1.2.3.4.
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    The following table gives the incidence of overcrowding in controlled and decontrolled lettings, and the number of cases of overcrowding abated.
    Controlled.Decontrolled.
    Number.Abated.Number.Abated.
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    Average Unit Accommodation on Council Housing Estate.
    Size of Family. (Units)Average Unit Accommodation of Families of the size indicated in column 1.
    1.2.
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    Whole-time Meat Inspectors. A.
    Total examined.Percentage of carcases diseased and destroyed.Percentage of heads diseased and destroyed
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    NUMBER OF PIGS' CARCASES INSPECTED FROM 1 st JANUARY TO 31 st DECEMBER, 1936 WITH ANALYSIS OF SURRENDERS ON ACCOUNT OF DISEASE.
    1930No. of Carcases Inspected.No. of Heads Diseased.No. of Carcases Diseased.No. of sides Diseased.No. of fore Quarters Diseased.No. of Hind Quarters Diseased.No. of Legs Diseased.No. of Shoulders Diseased.Plucks (Lungs, Livers and Hearts).Mesenteries, Stomachs and IntestinesPieces of Pork.
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    The following is a statement of the particulars appearing in the Register of cases of Tuberculosis on 31st December, 1936:—
    PulmonaryNon-PulmonaryTotal
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    In 1936, the Tuberculosis Officer examined 63 new cases of pulmonary tuberculosis, and 13 new cases of non-pulmonary tuberculosis. Fifty-five patients were admitted to Sanatoria under the County Scheme, and thirteen were admitted to hospitals.
    Age PeriodsNew Cases.Deaths.
    Respiratory.Non-RespiratoryRespiratory.Non-Respiratory
    M.F.M.F.M.F.M.F.
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    The following table gives a list of the cases admitted, together with the diseases from which the patients suffered.
    Acton.Wembley.Other districtsTotal.
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    FOSTER CHILDREN.
    No. as at 31st. Doc. 1935.Notice of Recoption of Children during 1936.NOTICE OF REMOVAL TO :Children AdoptedDied.Children reached ago of 9No. as at 31st.Dec. 1936.
    Parents.Another area with Foster Parent.Another Foster MothorPublia lnstitu-tution or Home.Other eausos.
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    FOSTER MOTHERS.
    No. as at 31st Dec., 1935.Application for Registration during 1935.Removed to another Area with child.No longer a Foster Mother.No. as at 31st. Dec., 1936
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    TABLE I. BIRTH-RATE, DEATH-RATE, AND ANALYSIS OF MORTALITY DUR1NG THE YEAR 1030. The Mortality rates for England and Wales refer to the whole population, but for London and the towns to civilians only.
    Rate per 1,000 Total Population.Annual Death-Rate per 1,000 Population.Rate per 1,000 Live Births
    Live Births.Still-births.All Causes.Enteric Fever.Small-pox.Measles.Scarlet Fever.Whooping Cough.Diphtheria.Influenza.Violence.Diarrhoea and Enteritis (under two years).Total Deaths under one year.
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    TABLE II. VITAL STATISTICS FOR THE WHOLE DISTRICT DURING 1936 AND PREVIOUS YEARS.
    YearPopulation estimated to Middle of each Year.BirthsTotal Deaths Registered in the DistrictTransferable DeathsNett Deaths belonging to the District
    NettUnder 1 year of AgeAt all Ages
    NumberRateNumberRateof Non-Resideants Registered in the Districtof Residents Registered outside Dist.NumberRate per 1,000 BirthsNumberRate per 1,000 inhabitants
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    TABLE III. AGES AT DEATH. AND WARD DISTRIBUTION
    Causes of Death.Age in Years.Ward Distribution.
    All agesUnder 1 year1 and under 22 and under 55 and under 1515 and under 2525 and under 4545 and under 6565 and up wardsNorth East.North West.South East.South West.
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    TABLE IV INFANTILE MORTALITY, 1930.
    Causes of Death.Ages.Wards.
    TotalUnder 1 week1-2 weeks2-3 weeks3-4 weeks1-3 months3-6 | months6-9 months.9-12 monthsNorth EastNorth WestSouth EastSouth West
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    TABLE V. CASES OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE NOTIFIED DURING THE YEAR, 1930.
    Notifiable Disease.Cases notified in whole District. At Ages—Years.Ward Distribution.
    At all Agesunder 11 to 55 to 151ft to 2525 to 4546 to 65Over 65North EastNorth WestSouth EastSouth West
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    OPHTHALMIA NEONATORUM.
    Cases.Vision unimpaired.Vision impaired.Total Blindness.Deaths.
    Notified.Treated.
    At home.In hospital.
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    CASES REMOVED TO HOSPITAL. TABLE 6.
    Total Notified.
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    TABLE 7. BIRTHS.
    MaleFemale.Total.
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    Table 8. INFANT WELFARE CENTRES, 1936.
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    Continued from previous page...
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    TABLE 9. ANTE-NATAL CLINIC.
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    TABLE 10. INQUESTS.
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    PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS WITHIN THE DISTRICT WITH ACCOMMODATION.
    Name of School.Dept.Accommodation.Avge. monthly No. on RegistersAverage attendance
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    average HEIGHT without shoes and AVERAGE WEIGHT without clothes. Anthropometric Committee, 1929.
    MALES.FEMALES.
    Age last birthday.Height inWeight inHeight inWeight in
    ins.lbs.ins.lbs.
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    TABLE SHOWING HEIGHTS AND WEIGHTS AT DIFFERENT AGES
    LEAVERS (BOYS)No. Examined.Years of Age.
    12—1313—1414—15
    No.Height ins.Weight lbs.No.Height ins.Weight lbs.No.Height ins.Weight lbs.
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    TABLE SHOWING HEIGHTS AND WEIGHTS AT DIFFERENT AGES.
    INTERMEDIATES (BOYS)No. Examined.Years of Age.
    7—88—99—10
    No.Height ins.Weight lbs.No.Height ins.Weight lbs.No.Height ins.Weight lbs.
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    TABLE SHOWING HEIGHTS AND WEIGHTS AT DIFFERENT AGES
    INTERMEDIATES (GIRLS)No. Examined.Years of Age.
    7—88—99—10
    No.Height ins.Weight lbs.No.Height ins.Weight lbs.No.Height ins.Weight lbs.
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    TABLE SHOWING HEIGHTS AND WEIGHTS AT DIFFERENT AGES.
    ENTRANTS (BOYS)No. Examined.Years of Age.
    3-44-55-66-7
    No.Height ins.Weight lbs.No.Height ins.Weight lbs.No.Height ins.Weight lbs.No.Height No.Weight lbs.
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    The numbers of children on the free meals list during the year are as follows:—
    Meals and Milk.Milk only.
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    Figures for the work carried out for elementary school children are contained in Tables at the end of the report, and below are figures for work carried out on the Technical and County Schools, and for the Welfare Clinics.
    Secondary Schools.Welfare Centres.
    Mothers.Children.
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    high up into the left forearm and fourfold toxin lower down i s the left forearm. Results were read on the third day.
    Years of Age.Total
    1233567891011121314
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    Diphtheria Immunisation—1936.
    Schick Tests.Positive reactors.1st. dose.2nd. dose.3rd. dose.A.P.T
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    TABLE SHOWING THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN ATTENDING ACTON SCHOOLS EMPLOYED IN THE VARIOUS REGISTERED OCCUPATIONS ON 31 st DECEMBER, 1936.
    SCHOOL.Delivering Newspapers.Delivering milk.Delivering goods or parcels.Totals.
    Boys.Girls.Boys.Girls.Boys.Girls.Boys.Girls.
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    TABLE SHOWING THE DISTRIBUTION OF ALL CHILDREN EMPLOYED DURING THE PERIOD 1st JANUARY, to 31st DECEMBER, 1930.
    SCHOOL.BOYS.GIRLS.
    Acton WellsCentralCountyJohn PerrynPrioryRoman CatholicSouthfieldOthersTotalsBeaumont ParkTotals
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    Uncleanliness Table.
    Sch.Date.No. exaind.Very few nits.Few Nits.Many Nits.VerminTotal Unclean.
    A.B.C.D.
    %%%
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    Continued from previous page...
    Sch.Date.No. examd.Very few nits.Few Nits.Many Nits.VerminTotal Unclean.
    A.B. %C.D. %%
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    Certificates gained.
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    VISITS PAID BY SCHOOL NURSES. The following Table gives the number of home visits paid by the Nurses during the year. The visits have been divided into school distribution.
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    MOTHERCRAFT CLASSES. The following table gives the number of classes sent from each school to the Day Nursery.
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    RETURN OF MEDICAL INSPECTIONS. TABLE I. A.—Routine Medical Inspections.
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    B. — Other Inspections.
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    C.—Children Found to Require Treatment.
    GroupFor defective vision (excluding squint.)For all other conditions recorded in Table II A.Total
    (1)(2)(3)(4)
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    TABLE II. A.-Return of Defects found by Medical Inspection in the Year ended 31st December, 1936.
    Defect or Disease.Routine. Inspections.Special Inspections.
    No. of Defects.No. of Defects.
    Requiring TreatmentRequiring to be kept under observation, but not requiring Treatment.Requiring TreatmentRequiring to be kept under observation, but not requiring Treatment.
    (1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
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    Defect or Disease.Routine Inspections.Special Inspections.
    No. of Defects.No. ofRequiring to be kept under observation, but not requiring Treat ment.
    Requiring TreatmentRequiring te be kept under observation, but noi requiring TreatmentRequiring Treatment.
    (1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
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    B —Classification of the Nutrition of Children Inspected during the Year in.the Routine Age Groups.
    Age groupsNumber of Children InspectedA (Excellent)B (Normal)C (Slightly subnormal)D (Bad)
    No.%No.%No.%No.%
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    TABLE III. Return of all Exceptional Children in the Area. BLIND CHILDREN.
    At Certified Schools for the Blind.At Public Elementary Schools.At Other Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total.
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    PARTIALLY SIGHTED CHILDREN.
    At Certifed Schools for the Blind.At Certified Schools for the partially Sighted.At Public Elementary Schools.At other Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total.
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    DEAF CHILDREN.
    At Certified Schools for the Deaf.At Public Elementary Schools.At other Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total.
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    PARTIALLY DEAF CHILDREN.
    At Certified Schools for the Deaf.At Certified Schools for the Partially Deaf.At Public Elementary Schools.At other Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total.
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    MENTALLY DEFECTIVE CHILDREN. Feeble-Minded Children.
    At Certified Schools for Mentally Defective Children.At Public Elementary Schools.At other Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total.
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    EPILEPTIC CHILDREN. Children suffering from severe Epilepsy.
    At Certified Special Schools.At Public Elementary Schools.At other Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total.
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    1.— CHILDREN SUFFERING FROM PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS, (Including pleura and intra-thoracic glands)
    At Certified Special Schools.At Public Elementary Schools.At other Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total.
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    2.-CHILDREN SUFFERING FROM NON-PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS
    At Certified Special Schools.At Public Elementary Schools.Atother Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total.
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    B. DELICATE CHILDREN. (ie) Those whose general health renders it desirable that they should be specially selected for admission to an Open Air School.
    At Certified Special Schools.At Public Elementary Schools.At other Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total.
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    C. CRIPPLED CHILDREN. (ie) (Other than those diagnosed as tuberculous and in need of treatment for that disease) who are suffering from a degree of crippling sufficiently severe to interfere materially with a child's normal mode of life.
    At Certified Special Schools.At Public Elementary Schools.At other Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total.
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    D. CHILDREN WITH HEART DISEASE. (ie) Children whose defect is so severe as to necessitate the provision of educational facilities other than those of the Public Elementary School.
    At Certified Special Schools.At Public Elementary Schools.At other Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total.
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    CHILDREN SUFFERING FROM MULTIPLE DEFECTS.
    Combination of Defect.At Certified Special Schools.At Public Elementary Schools.At other Institutions.At no School or Institution.Total
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    table iv. Return of Defects treated during the Year ended 31st December, 1936. Treatment Table. Group I—M inor Ailments (excluding Uncleanliness, for which see Table VI.)
    Disease or Defect. (1)Number of Defects treated, or under treatment during the year.
    Under the Authority's Scheme. (2)Otherwise (3)Total. (4)
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    Group II.— Defective Vision and Squint (excluding Minor Eye Defects treated as Minor Ailments—Group I.)
    Defect or Disease. (1)No. of Defects dealt with.
    Under the Authority's Scheme (2)Otherwise (3)Total. (4)
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    Gboup III.— Treatment of Defects of Nose and Throat. Number of Defects.
    Received Operative Treatment.Received other forms of Treatment (4)Total number treated (5)
    Under the Authority's Scheme, in Clinic or Hospital (1)By Private Practitioner or Hospital, apart from the Authority's Scheme (2)Total (3)
    1.2.3.4.1.2.3.4.1.2.3.4.
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    Group IV.—Orthopaedic and postural defects.
    (1) Under the Authority's Scheme.(2) Otherwise.Total No. Treated.
    Residential Treatment with Education. (i)Residential Treatment without Education. (ii)Non-Residential Treatment at an Orthopaedic Clinic. (iii)Residential Treatment with Education. (i)Residential Treatment without Education. (ii)Non-Residential Treatment at an Orthopaedic Clinic. (iii)
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    Table V.—Dental Inspection and Treatment.
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    Table VI.—Uncleanliness and Verminous Conditions.