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East Ham 1948

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

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TABLE 37.

A.— Return of Defects found by Medical Inspection in the year ended31stDecember1948.

Defect or DiseasePeriodic InspectionsSpecial Inspections
No. of defectsNo. of defects
Requiring treatmentRequiring to be kept under observation, but not requiring treatmentRequiring treatmentRequiring to be kept under observation, but not requiring treatment
Skin713670953
Eyes—a. Vision203229123126
b. Squint27452253
c. Other435720373
Ears—a. Hearing921217
b. Otitis Media1517465
c. Other161911429
Nose or Throat379498705456
Speech18352322
Cervical Glands20803329
Heart and Circulation234815
Lungs5895730
Developmental—
a. Hernia81997
b. Other21591223
Orthopaedic—
a. Posture5552012
b. Flat Foot85465519
c. Other88793532
Nervous system—
a. Epilepsy55512
b. Other20446928
Psychological—
a. Development22402628
b. Stability1533207
Other1482871,490365
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B.— Classification of the General Condition of Pupils Inspected during the year in the Age Groups.

Age GroupsNumber of Pupils InspectedA (Good)B (Fair)C (Poor)
No.°/ /oNo.°/ /oNo.°/ /o
Entrants .........2,00190145.01,08254.1180.9
Second age group ...1,44325918.01,14979.6352.4
Third age group ......4895611.542887.551.0
Other Periodic Inspections2,73248117.62,18179.8702.6
Total ...6,6651,60725.54,84072.61281.9
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