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Erith 1919

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Erith]


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  • Page 12
    Food Inspection. The following articles of food were surrended to me as unfit for human consumption :—
    Fish.Meat.Other Articles.
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    Table showing number and description of samples taken during 1919.
    Article.Number of Samples taken.Number Genuine.Number AdulteratedRemarks.
  • Page 19
    Comparative returns of Infectious Diseases notified during past 10 years (not including Tuberculosis) :—
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    Table showing the number of cases of Scarlet Fever and Diphtheria in any particular school in 1919.
    School.Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria.
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    Deaths occurred at the following ages:—
    Under 11-55—1515—2525—4545—65Over 65
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    The following table shows the number of cases of Tuberculosis notified each year since 1913 when notification was made compulsory.
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    The age and sex distribution of the cases notified is shown in the following tables:—
    Pulmonary Tuberculosis.0-11-5 15—1515—2525—4545—65Over 65Total
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    On page 25 I give a table showing the deaths from Tuberculosis classified according to age and sex during the past 6 years.
    1914MALES.FEMALES.Total M. & F. all Ages.
    0-11—22—55-1515—2525—4545—65Ov. 65Total all Ages.0—11—22—51 5- 1515—2525—4545—65Ov. 65Total all Ages.
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    Table showing the number of patients treated at the Sanatorium during the year.
    Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria-Enteric Fever.Measles.Total.
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    For purposes of comparison I give a table showing the provisional figures for England and Wales for 1919 with regard to birth rates, death rates and infantile mortality.
    Birth Rate per 1000 total population.Death Rate per 1000 civilian population.Rate per 1000 births.
    Diarrhœa & Enteritis (under 2 years).Total Deaths under 1 year.
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    Table showing ages at which deaths have occurred compared with the previous year :—
    Year.All Ages.Under 1 year.1—2 years.2—5 years.5—15 years.15—25 years.25—45 years.45—65 years.65 years and over.
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    The following tables show :— (1) the deaths from Cancer for 1919 classified according to age, sex, and the organ affected ; (2) number of deaths from Cancer during past 6 years with the site of the disease ; and (3) number of deaths during past 6 years with age and sex distribution.
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    1919MALES.Total all ages.FEMALES.Total all ages.Total M. & F. all ages.
    0—11—22—55—1515—2525—4545—65Uv. 650—11—22-55—1515—2525—4545—65Ov. 65
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    Table showing number of deaths from Malignant Disease (Cancer) for past six years with site of the disease.
    Mouth.Oesophagus.Stomach.Liver.Intestines & Peritoneum.Breast.U Iter us.LarnyxSkin.Others.Totals.
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    Table showing age and sex distribution of deaths :roru Malignant Disease (Cancer) during past 6 years.
    0—11—22—55—1515—2525-4545—65Ov. 65Total all ages.Death Rate per 1000 population
  • Page 48
    I give a table showing the deaths from Broncho Pneumonia and Pneumonia for th past six years.
    MALES.FEMALES.Total M. & F. all Ages.
    0-11—22—55—1515—2525-4545-65Ov. 65Total all Ages.0—11—22—55- 1515—2525-4545—65Ov. 65Total all Ages.
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    Table showing Births and Deaths under 1 year, and Infantile Mortality rates for the 10 years 1895 — 1904, for 3 subsequent periods of 5 yerrs, and for 1919.
    Births.Deaths. under. 1 year.Infantile Mortality Kate.
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    The subjoined table shows numbers of legitimate and illegitimate births with mortality rates for the past 10 years.
    Year.Number of Births of Illegitimate Children.Total number of Births.Hate of Illegitimate Births per 1,000 Births.Number of Deaths of Illegitimate Children.Mortality Rate of Illegitimate Infants per 1,000 Illegitimate Births.Mortality Rate of Legitimate Children per 1,000 Legitimate Births,
  • Page 52
    Table I.—Vital Statistics of Whole District during 1919 and previous years.
    Year.Population estimated to middle of each year.Births.Ttl. Deaths registrd. in the Distr's.Transferable 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 Ague,
    No.Kate per 1000 nett Births.No.Rate
  • Page 53
    Table II. Cases of Infectious Disease notified during the Year 1919.
    Notifiable Disease.Number of cases notified.Total cases removed to Hospital.
    At Ages—Years.At all Ages.
    Under1 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 III.—Causes of, and Ages at Death during the year 1919.
    Causes of Death.Nett Deaths at the subjoined ages of "Residents" whether occurring within or without the district.Tl. 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 1919. 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 months.Total Deaths under 1 year.
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    STREET.Number of Houses inspected.Number of Houses found in good condition.Number of Houses found defective.Defects found inNumber of Preliminary Notices served.Number of Houses represented as unfit for human habitation.Number of Notices served under Sec. 28 Housing & Town Planning Act, 1919.Result of Notices.
    Water Supply.Closet Accommodation.Drainage.Lighting and Ventilation.Cleauliness.Dampness in walls.Condition of yard.Disposal of Refuse,Other matters.Work done.Work in hand.Work not done.
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    2. Children selected for Inspection. The following table shows the number thus inspected at the Routine Medical Inspection:—
    No. of Inspection.Age.Boys.Girls.Total.
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    D.—General Review of the Facts disclosed b Medical Inspection. Previous Medical History.
    ENTRANTS.BoysPer cent.GirlsPer cent.TotalPer cent.
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    The following table gives the average age, with the average height and weight of the boys and girls at the time of their inspection:—
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    The following short table gives a short analysis of the principal defects:—
    Entrants.Age 8.Age 11.Age 13.Total.
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    Minor Ailments.
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    These made a total attendance at the Clinic of 4,758 attendances and were treated as follows:—
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    Dental Clinic. Under the direction of Mr. R. A. Preslie, L.D.S. (Edin.)
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    Ophthalmic Clinic. Under the direction of Mr. A. Reynolds (of Moor-fields, London).
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    TABLE I. Return of Defects found in the course of Medical Inspection in 1919.
    defect or disease.No. referred for treatment.No. requiring to be kept under observation, but not referred for treatment.
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    TABLE II. Numerical Return of all Exceptional Children in the Area in 1919.
    blind (including Partially Blind)—Boys.Girls.Total.
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    TABLE III. Inspection, Treatment, &c., of Children during 1919.
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    TABLE IV. Treatment of Defects of Children during 1919.
    Condition.No. of defects found for which treatment was considered necessary.No. of defects for which no report is available.No. of defects treated.Results of Treatment.No- of defects not treated.Per cent. of defects treated.
    From previous year.New*Total.