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East Ham 1949

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

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Table 14.

NUMBERS PROVIDED WITH DENTAL CARE, 1949.

ExaminedNeeding treatmentTreatedMade dentally fit
Expectant & Nursing Mothers374340319220
Children under five658511507507
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Table 15.

FORMS OF DENTAL TREATMENT PROVIDED, 1949.

ExtractionsAnaestheticsKillingsScalings or scaling and gum treatmentSilver Nitrate treatmentDressingsRadiographsDentures provided
LocalGeneralCompletePartial
Expectant and Nursing Mothers62421902489157100
Children under five1,1332024137125135
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Number of births notified during the period 1 /I /49 to 31 /12/49,
under Section 203 of the Public Health Act, 1936, as adjusted by
transferred notifications—live births 1,934 still-births 48, total
1,982.
Number of premature infants notified (1) born at home 31
during the year (including transferred
notifications) whose mothers normally (2) born in hospital
reside in the area:— J or nursing home 78

TABLE 16

Premature babies born in area (whether their mothers normally reside in area or not) excluding those born in maternity homes and hospitals in the National Health Service:—

Born at Home
Transferred to hospitalNursed entirely at homeTotalGrand Total
Died in first 24 hoursDied on 2nd to 7th dayDied on 8th to 28th daySurvived 28 days
Under 3 lbs.-------
3—4 lbs.111
4—5½ lbs.01232430
Total011232531
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Notes:—Th6re arc no maternity homes (not in the National Health Services) or Mother and Baby
Homes in the Borough. Those shewn in table 21 (born outside the area) are additional
to the above.


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