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East Ham 1950

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

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TABLE 56

A. - RETURN OF DEFECTS FOUND BY MEDICAL INSPECTION IN THE YEAR ENDED 31ST DECEMBER 1950.

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
Skin1242848026
Eyes - a. Vision47711339180
b. Squint7415104' 7
c. Other571224523
Ears - a. Hearing2710265
b. Otitis Media196313
c. Other17109420
Nose or Throat341363602325
Speech35324241
Cervical Glands12512832
Heart and Circulation2844929
Lungs......83983230
Developmental -
a. Hernia8935
b. Other ..2440925
Orthopaedic -a. Posture111683333
b. Flat Foot ..190648636
c. Other ..27817215177
Nervous system -a. Epilepsy43117
b. Other ..17222825
Psychological -a. Development16171218
b. Stability .. ..17333810
OJher .. ..3522241,246241
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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.%No.%NO.%
Entrants1,8321,14662.665835.9281.5
Second age group1,49988959.359039.4201.3
Third age group75252369.522930.5-0.0
Other Periodic Inspectic>ns 3,0402,02366.599332.7240.8
Total7,1234,58164.32,47034.7721.0
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GROUP 6. - SPEECH THERAPY.
Number of Cases Treated
By the
Authority
Otherwi se
Number of pupils treated by Speech Therapists
182
2
GROUP 7. - OTHER TREATMENT GIVEN.
Number of Cases Treated
By the
Authority
Otherwise
(a) Miscellaneous Minor Ailments
199
28
(b) Other
1. General debility
916
59
2. Diseases of the digestive system
45
197
3. Enuresis
69
5
4. Developmental Defects
-
37
5. Asthma and Respiratory Diseases
37
93
6. Rheumatism, Heart and Circulation
10
22
7. Nervous Disorders
18
30
Total
lp294
471


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