London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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East Ham 1948

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

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C. Number of mental defectives under community care including voluntary supervision or in "places of safety" on 1/1/48, who have ceased to be under community care or in "places of safety" during 1948:—MFTotal
(a) Admitted to institutions
(b) Ceased to be under care11
(c) Died or removed from area

D. Of the total number of mental defectives known to the L.H.A.:—
(а) Number who have given birth to children during 1948 :—
(i) After marriage —
(ii) While unmarried —
(b) Number who married during 1948, Males 1, Females 2.
Menial Defective Occupation Centre.
No. of sessions held during the year:—
Morning 232 Afternoon 232
Attendances—morning sessions:—
Males 2,615 Average attendance 11.3
Females 2,666 ,, „ 11.5
Attendances—afternoon sessions:—
Males 2,473 Average attendance 10.7
Females 3,070 „ „ 13.2
Total attendances—Males 5,088, Females 5,736.
No. of defectives awaiting admission to Centre on 31 /12/48 :—
Males 8 Females 3 Total 11