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East Ham 1943

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]

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TUBERCULOSIS AMD CHEST CLINIC.
Notifications.
The number of primary notifications of all forms of tuberculosis
during the year 1943 was 264,as compared with 24.4 for 1942. Of the
primary notifications of pulmonary tuber culosis, in 26.7 per cent
tubercle baccilli were found in the sputum.
Statistical.
The total number of notified cases on the register of the Clinic or
December,1943 was 949 (pulmonary and non-pulmonary)or 10.2 per
1,000 estimated population, as opposed to 860 or 9.6. per 1,000 population
in the previous year.
Deaths.

The number of deaths (1939-1943)from tuberculosis is shown below

Pulmonary.Non-Pulmonary.Of Cases on the Clinic Register.
1939711259
1940881381
194178858
1942531555
194380773
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Now Cases.
The following are the comparative figures for the year 1939-1943:-
1939 1940 1941 1942 1943
New Cases & Contacts4 86 582 657 997 1317
Number proved after comelete
investigation to be tuberculous. 30.4% 21,99% 19,77% 15.65% 17.61%

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YearNumber of Notified Cases on Clinic Register on 31st DecemberNumber of Attendances During YearNumber of Medical Examinations During Year.
19339474,0513,360
19349594,0303,265
19359743,7373,006
19369533,7333,297
19379693,7933,437
19389733,9703,590
19399743,4672,982
19408792,4131,901
19418092,8742,133
19428604,7683,238
19439496, 5804,493
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Attendances and Medical Examinations.

Attendances.Medical Examinations.
19393,4672,982
19402,4131,901
19412,8742,153
19424,7683,238
19436,5804,493
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Consultations at Homes of Patients.
During the year twenty-six visits wore made to the homes of patients
who were too ill to attend the Clinic.

Number of X-Ray Examinations at the Chest Clinic.

1939.1940.1941.19421943.
13941132122015751844
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