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[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Stepney]
Public Health (Tuberculosis) Regulations, 1930. Ministry of Health. Form T.137
PART I—Summary of Notifications during the period from the 1st January, 1938, to the 31st December, 1938,in the area of the Metropolitan Borough of STEPNEY.
|Age periods||Formal Notifications. Number of Primary Notifications of new cases of Tuberculosis||Total Notifications.|
|0—||1—||5—||10—||15—20—||25—||35—||45—||55—||65—||Total (all ages)|
|,, „ Females||2||1||1||1||6||2||3||1||1||3||21||23|
PART II.—New cases of Tuberculosis coming to the knowledge of the Medical Officer of Health during the above-mentioned period, otherwise than by formal notification.
|Age periods||0—||1—||5—||10-||15—||20— 25—||35—||45—55—||65—||Total|
|„ „ Females||-||2||-||—||-||2||2||-||-||-||-||6|
The source or sources from which information as to the above-mentioned cases was obtained is stated below:—
|Source of Information.||No. of Cases.|
|Death Returns||from local Registrars||-||-|
|transferable deaths from Registrar General||-||-|
|" Transfers " from other areas (other than transferable deaths)||23||7|
PART III. NOTIFICATION REGISTER.
|Number of cases of Tuberculosis remaining at the 31st December, 1937, on the Registers of Notifications kept by the Medical Officer of Health.||Pulmonary||Non-pulmonary||Total Cases|
|Number of cases removed from the Register(s) during the year by reason inter alia of :— 1. Withdrawal of notification||5||3||8||3||-||3||11|
|2. Recovery from disease||24||16||40||7||10||17||57|
|3. Death (all causes)||107||51||158||7||5||12||170|
|4. therwise : " Transfers" to other areas||75||44||119||11||14||25||144|