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Erith 1915

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Erith]


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24 tables in this report

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    The following table is taken from Vol. VI. of the Census Returns for 1911, and shows the number of buildings in the District, kind of buildings, and the number of inhabitants:—
    Buildings used as Dwellings.Vessels. Vagrants, Sheds, &c.SeparateFlats included in Coi. 5.Buildings not used as Dwellings.
    Total, (cols. 4-11)Ordinary Dwelling Houses.Blocks of Flats.Shops.Hotels Inns & Public HousesOffices, work'ps fact'r's &c.Institutions.Others.Kind of Building.No.
    Col. 1.234567891011121314
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    Table showing number of persons enumerated at each year of age up to 20, and in quinquennial groups, at Census of 1911:—
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    Table showing condition as to marriage of the population of the District at the Census in 1911:—
    Persons.Males.Females.Females. 15-45 yrs.
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    The following tables have been prepared by the Inspector of Nuisances, and summarise the matters dealt with during the year:—
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    The return shows that 130 samples were taken, as compared with 99 the previous year.
    Articles.Number of Samples taken.Number Genuine.Number Doubtful.Number Adulterated.Extent and Form of Adulteration.No. of Vendors cautioned.Cases DismissedRemarks.
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    Table showing the number of patients treated during the year.
    Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria.Total.
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    Table showing comparative returns or admission during the past 11 years.
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    Comparative returns of Infectious Disease notified during the past 11 years.
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    The number of notifications during each year since the adoption of voluntary notification is as follows:—
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    The death rate from all forms of Tuberculosis in 1915 was 1.02 per 1,000, as compared with 1.17 in 1914.
    TUBERCULOSIS.0—11—22-55—1515—2525-4545—65Over 65Total all Ages.
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    Table showing ages and groups of ages at which deaths have occurred, compared with the previous year:—
    Year.All Ages.Under 1 year.1 and under 2 vrs.2 and under 5 yrs.5 and under 15 yrs.15 and under 25 yrs.25 and under 45 yrs.45 and under 65 yrs.65 yrs. and over.
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    There were 28 inquests held during the year. The chief causes of death were as shown in the following table:—
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    Table I.—Vital Statistics of Whole District during 1915 and previous years.
    Year.Population estimated to middle of each year.Births.Ttl. Deaths registrd. inTransferable Deaths.Nett Deaths belonging to the District.
    Uncorrected Number.Nett.Number.Rate.of Non-residents registered in the District.of Resid'ts not registered in the District.Under 1 year of age.At all Ages.
    No.Rate per 1000 nett Births.No.Rate
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    Table II.— Cases of Infectious Disease notified during the Year 1915.
    Notifiable Disease.Number of cases notified.Total cases removed to Hospital.
    At all Ages.At Ages—Years.
    Under 11 and under 5 Years.5 and under 15 yrs.13 and under 25 yrs.'25 and under 45 yrs.45 and under 65 yrs.65 and upwards.
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    Table III.—Causes of, and Ages at Death during the year 1915.
    Causes of Death.Nett Deaths at the subjoins 1 ages oF "Residents" whether occurring within or without the district.Total deaths whether of "residents" or "non-residents" in Institutions in the District.
    All ages.Under 1 year.1 and under 2 years.2 and under 5 years.5 and under 15 yrs.15 and under 25 yrs.25 and under 45 yrs.45 and under 65 yrs,65 and upwards.
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    Table IV.—Infantile Mortality during the Year 1915. Nett Deaths from stated causes at various ages under 1 year of age.
    Causes of Death.Under 1 week.1-2 weeks.2-3 weeks.3-4 weeks.Total under 4 weeks.4 wks. & under 3 months.3-6 months.6-9 months.9-12 monthsTotal Deaths under 1 year.
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    (including inspections made by Sanitary Inspectors or Inspector of Nuisances).
    Premises.Number of
    Inspections.Written Notices.Prosecutions.
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    2.—Defects found in Factories, Workshops and Workplaces.
    Particulars.Number of Defects.Number of Prosecutions.
    Found.Remedied.Referred to H.M. Inspectors.
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    4.—Registered Workshops.
    Workshops on the Register at the end of the Year.Number.
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    5.—Other Matters.
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    Housing, Town Planning. &c., Act, 1909. Summary of Work done under the Housing (Inspection of District) Regulations 1910, for period January 1st to December 31st, 1915.
    Street.Number of Houses InspectedDefects found inNo. of Preliminary Notices served.Result of Notices.
    Water Supply.Closet AccomodationDrainage.Ventilation.Cleanliness.Condition of Yards.Dampness.Disposal of Refuse.Other matters.Work done.Work in hand.Work not done.