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Barking 1898

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barking]


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27 tables in this report

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    Persons per acre, average for the whole district, 52.
    estimated population.acres.persons per acre.
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    NuiLber of houses in the Town, 3,687, viz. : —
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    This, compared with the figures for 1897, gives the following result : —
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    The quality of the water remains good, but the Chlorides have increased since last year. The actual figures in grains, per gallon, are as below r—
    Nov., 1897.JUNE, 1898.Nov., 1898.
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    Colour in 2ft. tube, colourless; Turbidity, none; Odour, none.
    Constitutents in—Grains per Gallon.Parts per Million.
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    Table of various Courts and Alleys in the Town of Barking, shewing their present condition and requirements :—
    Sanitary Improvements Required.
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    Inspection of District— Continued.
    Sanitary Improvements Required.
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    Inspection of District— Continued.
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    Scarlet Fever During 1898.
    No. of Cases.Deaths.No. Treated. in Hospital.Per Centage treated in Hospital.
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    Notified Cases of Enteric Fever for the Year 1898, SHOWING CAUSATION AND DISTRIBUTION.
    No.Date.Address.Where treated.Result.Supposed Cause.Remarks.
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    Diphtheria and membranous croup.
    No. of cases.Deaths.Death rate per cent.
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    The monthly returns for the disease are as follows:—
    No. of cases.Deaths.
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    Diphtheria & School Attendance. (The numbers refer to children between 4 and 14 years of age.)
    No. of Cases.
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    Diphtheria , 1898.
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    Diphtheria— Continued.
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    Puerperal Fever.
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    General Death Rate:—
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    Infantile Mortality —Rate per 1,000 Births registered :
    Barking.England and Wales.
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    From the Reports on the various Infectious Diseases it will be seen that most of the Infantile Deaths were due to
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    The Birth Rate per 1,000 of the Estimated Population: —
    Barking.England and Wales.
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    Table of DEATHS during the year 1898, in the Balking Town Urban District, Classified according to Diseases. Ages, and Localities.
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    Mortality from subjoined causes, distinguishing Deaths of Children Under Five Years or Age.
    Diphtheria.Membranous CroupFEVERS.Erysipelas.Measles.Diarrhœa and Dysentery.Rheumatic Fever.Phthisis.Bronchitis Pneumonia, and Pleurisy.Heart Disease.Influenza. |Injuries.AH other Diseases.TOTAL.
    Enteric or Typhoid.Puerperal.
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    New cases of Infectious Sickness in each Locality, coming to the knowledge of the medical officer of health.
    Scarlatina.Diphtheria.Membranous Croup.Typhus.Enteric or Typhoid.Puerperal.Erysipelas.Removed to Isolation Hospital.
    Scarlatina.Diphtheria.Membranous Croup.Typhus.Enteric or Typhoid
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    Annual Death-Rates for 1,000 from all Causes, and from several Zymotic Diseases, during the year 1898.
    All Causes.Principal Zymotic Diseases (Cols. 3-9)Smallpox.Measles.Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria.Whooping cough.Fever.Diarrhoea.Deaths under 1 year per 1,000 Births.
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    During the year ending December 31st, 1898.
    Total Number for Year.Results of Inspection, &c.
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    Summary of Work — Continued.
    Total Number for Year.Results of Inspection, &c.