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Barking 1919

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barking]


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23 tables in this report

  • Page 6
    Rents. 15. Particulars of prevailing rents of the various types of working class houses in the district :—
    Type of House.Weekly Rent.Approximate Number in District.
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    Details of figures given in reply to question 2 (b):—
    Name.Place or Parish.Number of Houses.
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    Give particulars in Table below of unhealthy areas which require to be dealt with.
    Specify Area.Reference No. on Map (see Section V.)Acreage (approximate).Whether already officially represented as unhealthy.Number of Houses.Population (approximate).
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    O ccupants per R oom.
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    Cases of Infectious Diseases Notified during the Year 1919.
    Notifiable Disease.Number of Ca6es NotifiedTotal Cases Notified in each LocalityTotal Cases Removed to Hospital
    At all AgesAt Ages — YearsWards
    Under 11-561516-2526-4546-65Over 65NorthSouthEastWest
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    As this must necessarily depend to some extent on the increased number of births, there seems little evidence to believe that venereal disease has materially increased as a result of demobilisation.
    Year.Births.Cases of Ophthalmia.
  • Page 17
    Measles. Barking.
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    The number of children under ten were approximately equal.
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    Continued from previous page...
    1st WAVE. 1918.2nd WAVE. 1918.3rd WAVE. 1919.
    Week ending.Cases.Deaths.Week ending.Cases.Deaths.Week ending.Cases.Deaths.
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    From 1,000 enquiries the age distribution of attack was found to be as follows :—
    Age.No. of Enquiries.Attacked.Per 100.
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    The possible similarity in the epidemiology of Measles and Influenza is of interest, and the following points have been drawn up. The three waves are compared with the prevalence of Measles in 1916, 1917, and 1918.
    Measles12 days.
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    (2) The requirements for the various purposes are as follows :—
    Per 1,000 Population.Per 1,250 Beds.
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    Cost of Hospital per Patient.
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    The expenses on maternity work are as follows :—
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    The following table gives the figures for the year 1919:—
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    The following figures give some idea as to the reason of death other than its immediate cause. The last column gives the percentage dying in the first year.
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    Poor Law Administration. The figures are as follows :—
    Out-Relief, £2,375 2s. 8d.Out-Relief, £3,079 3s. Id.
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    Vaccination. The figures for the last three years are as follows :—
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    I nfant M ortality during the Y ear 1919. Nett Deaths from stated causes at various Ages under 1 Year of Age.
    Causes of Death (all causes certified).Under 1 week.1-2 weeks.2 3 weeks.3-4 weeksTotal under 4 weeks.4 weeks and under 3 months3 months and under 6 m'nths6 months and under 9 months9 months and under 12 ninthsTotal Deaths under 1 year.
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    Causes of Deaths.
    Causes of Death.Males.Females.
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    TABLE XV.—Birth Rate, Death Rate and Analysis of Mortality during the Year 1919. (Provisional figures. Populations estimated to the middle of 1919 have been used for the purposes of this Table.)
    Birth Rate per 1,000 population.ANNUAL DEATH RATE PER 1,000 CIVILIAN POPULATION.Rate per 1,000 Births.PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL DEATHS.
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