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East Ham 1961(1961 & 62)

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

Published
1962
Pages
62
Tables
80

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    I feel it my duty again to bring this matter into a prominent place in my report
    YearTotal DeathsCancer deaths (all forms)% of total deathsDeaths from Cancer of Lungs% of total deaths
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    It must be a tremendous encouragement to parturient women to know that in addition to the competent midwife present the services of the general practitioner obstetrician are so readily available at home-
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    STATISTICAL AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS OF THE AREA
    SOCIAL19601961
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    The following tabulation shows the number of births notified each year, as adjusted by transferred notifications:-
    (a) Live Births:19601961
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    Number of premature infants notified during the years (including transferred notifications) where the mothers normally reside in the area.
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    The number of births assigned to the area and birth rates for the years under review, with com parative figures for previous years are shown in the following tabulation:
    19571958195919601961
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    The numbers of still births registered and the rates per 1, 000 total (live and still) births are shown in the following table, together with comparable figures for the preceding three years:
    19571958195919601961
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    The still birth mortality rates for England and Wales and East Ham are shewn in the following table:- TABLE 1
    Still births per 1, 000 population
    19571958195919601961
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    Details of deaths of residents in 1960 and 1961 with comparative figures are shown below:-
    19571958195919601961
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    The following tabulation shows details of deaths of infants under one year, comparative figures for England and Wales and for the years 1957 to 1961 being quoted:
    19571958195919601961
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    The number of deaths of children under the age of four weeks and the causes of such deaths were as follows:-
    19571958195919601961
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    TABLE 2 - BIRTH RATE, DEATH RATE AND ANALYSIS OF MORTALITY, 1960 AND 1961
    YearLive Births per 1, 000 PopulationStill Births per 1, 000 Total (Live and Still Births)Annual Death Rates per 1,000 Population
    All CausesMalignant Neoplasm Lung and BronchusAcute PoliomyelitisPneumoniaWhooping CoughDiphtheriaInfluenzaCoronary & Arterio Sclerotic Heart DiseaseTuberculosis (All Forms)Deaths of Infants under one year (Rate per 1,000 Live Births)
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    TABLE 3 - CAUSES OF DEATH IN AGE GROUPS 1960, AND TOTAL DEATHS FOR THE YEARS 1956 - 1960
    Reference No.Cause of DeathNumber of deaths of residents (including non-civilians) whether occurring within or without the districtTotal deaths in InstitutionsTotal deaths for the yearsReference No.
    All AgesUnder 1 Year1-4 Years5-14 Years15-24 Years25-44 Years45-64 Years65-74 Years75 Years & over
    MFMFMFMFMFMFMFMFMFMF19601959195819671956
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    TABLE 4 - CAUSES OF DEATH IN AGE GROUPS 1961 AND TOTAL DEATHS FOR THE YEARS 1957 - 1961
    Reference No.Cause of DeathNumber of Deaths of Residents (including non-civilians) whether occurring within or without the districtTotal deaths in InstitutionsTotal deaths for the yearsReference No.
    All AgesUnder 1 Year1-4 Years5-14 Years15-24 Years25 -44 Years45-64 Years65-74 Years75 Years & over
    MFMFMFMFMFMFMFMFMFMF19611960195919581957
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    TABLE 5 - CANCER DEATHS 1950 AND 961 - LOCATION OF THE DISEASE
    Parts of Body AffectedYearUnder 1515-2425-4445-6465-7475 and upwardsTotal
    MFMFMFMFMFMFMF
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    TABLE 6
    DISEASEQUARTER ! EN DING 31.3.60QUARTER i ENDING ,30.6.60QUARTER ENDING 30.9.60QUARTER ENDING 31.12.60TOTAL 1960QUARTER ENDING 31.3.61QUARTER ENDING 30.6.61QUARTER ENDING 30.9.61QUARTER ENDING 31.12.61TOTAL 1961
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    TABLE 7 - PUBLIC HEALTH (TUBERCULOSIS) REGULATIONS, 1952 SUMMARY OF NOTIFICATIONS DURING THE PERIOD FROM 1ST JANUARY, 1960 TO THE 31ST DECEMBER.. 1961 Formal Notifications
    Age PeriodsNumber of Primary Notifications of new cases of tuberculosis
    0-1-2-5-10-15-20-25-35-45-55-65-75-Total (all ages)
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    During this period two new cases of Tuberculosis came to the knowledge of the department other than by formal notification. Details are as follows:-
    Age GroupNotified By
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    (1) (a) Food Poisoning Notifications (Corrected) Return to Registrar-General
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    TABLE 8
    YEARNumber of OutbreaksNumber of CasesTotal No. of Cases
    Family OutbreaksOther OutbreaksNotifiedOtherwise Ascertained
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    The various organisms identified in each case as the cause of illness were
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    VENEREAL DISEASES The following statistics have been abstracted from copies of form V.D.(R), which have been received from the Hospitals named and total figures for 1958 and 1959 are also shown:-
    Patients Dealt With for the First Time During the Year
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    SyphilisGonorrhoeaOther ConditionsTotalSyphilisGonorrhoeaOther ConditionsTotal
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    CHILDREN'S ACT - NURSERY AND SCATTERED HOMES The statistics for the two years are appended:-
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    The Children's Committee and the Children's Officer are So be congratulated on the vigorous way in which they pursue this most desirable method of placement of their charges.
    YearAverage No. of children in homes throughout the year
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    PUBLIC MORTUARY - STATISTICS
    AUTHORITYYEAR 1960YEAR 1961
    No. of Bodies ReceivedNo. of Autopsies PerformedNo. of Bodies ReceivedNo. of Autopsies Performed
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    It can be seen that in almost every case autopsy is carried out and this is done by a pathologist designated by the Coroner.
    YearNo. of bodies receivedNo, of autopsies performed
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    TABLE 10 FACTORIES ACTS, 1937 AND 1948 YEARS 1960 & 1961 1.-INSPECTIONS for purposes of provisions as to health (including inspections made by Public Health Inspectors)
    Number on RegisterNumber of
    InspectionsWritten noticesOccupiers prosecuted
    19601961196019611960196119601961
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    2.-CASES IN WHICH DEFECTS WERE FOUND If defects are discovered at the premises on two, three or more separate occasions they are considered as two, three or more "cases")
    PARTICULARSNumber of cases in which defects were foundNumber of cases in which prosecutions were instituted
    FoundRemediedReferred
    To H.M. InspectorBy H.M. Inspector
    1960196119601961196019611960196119601961
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    TABLE 11 NUMBERS PROVIDED WITH DENTAL CARE
    ExaminedNeeding treatmentTreatedMade dentally fit
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    TABLE 12 FORMS OF DENTAL TREATMENT PROVIDED
    ExtractionsGeneral AnaestheticsFillingsScalings or scaling and gum treatmentSilver Nitrate treatmentRadiographsDentures provided
    CompletePartial
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    TABLE 13
    YearExaminedNeeded treatmentAccepted treatmentMade dentally fit
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    TABLE 14
    DENTAL STAFF
    Principal Dental OfficerAssistant Dental Officers
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    TABLE 15 ANTE-NATAL AND POST-NATAL CLINICS
    (1)No. of clinics provided at end of year (whether held at Child Welfare Centres or other premises) (2)No. of Sessions held per month at clinics included in col. (2) (3)No. of women in attendanceTotal No. of attendances made by women included in col.(4) during the year (6)
    No. of women who attended during the year (4)No. of new cases included in col.(4) i.e. for A.N. clinics women who had not previously attended any clinic during current pregnancy G for P.N. clinics women who had not previously attended any P.N. clinic after last confinement (5)
    1960196119601961196019611960196119601961
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    TABLE 16 CHILD WELFARE CENTRES, 1960
    Number of centres provided at end of yearNumber of Child Welfare Sessions held per month at centresNumber of children who first attended a centre during the year, and who at their first attendance were under 1 year of ageNumber of children who attended during the year and who were born in:Total Number of children who attended during the yearNumber of attendances during the year made by children who at the date of attendance were:Total attendances during the year
    196019591958-55Under 1 year1 but under 22 but under 5
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    TABLE 17 CHILD WELFARE CENTRES, 1961
    Number of centres provided at end of yearNumber of Child Welfare Sessions held per month at centresNumber of children who first attended a centre during the year, and who at their first attendance were under 1 year of ageNumber of children who attended during the year and who were born in:Total Number of children who attended during the yearNumber of attendances during the year made by children who at the date of attendance were:Total attendances during the year
    196119601959-56Under 1 year1 but under 22 but under 5
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    DAY NURSERY TABLE 18
    YearNumber at 31st DecemberNo. of approved placesNo. of children on the register at the end of the yearAverage daily attendance during the year
    0-2 years2-5 years0-2 years2 - 5 years0 - 2 years2-5 years
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    TABLE 19 NUMBER OF DELIVERIES ATTENDED BY MIDWIVES EMPLOYED BY THE AUTHORITY DURING THE YEAR
    Domiciliary CasesCases in Institutions
    Doctor not bookedDoctor bookedTotals
    Doctor present at time of delivery of childDoctor not present at time of delivery of childDoctor present at time of delivery of child (either the booked Doctor or anotherDoctor not present at time of delivery of child
    196019611960196119601961196019611960196119601961
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    TABLE 20 DOMICILIARY MIDWIVES EMPLOYED BY THE AUTHORITY ANALGESIA AND ADMINISTRATION OF PETHIDINE
    Number of domiciliary midwives practising in the area at end of year who were qualified to administer inhalational analgesics in accordance with the requirements of the Central Midwives BoardNumber of sets of apparatus for the administration of inhalational analgesics in use at end of yearNumber of cases in which inhalational analgesics were administered by midwives in domiciliary practice during the year:-Number of cases in which pethidine was administered by mid-wives in domiciliary practice during the year
    When doctor was present at time of delivery of childWhen doctor was not present at time of delivery of childWhen doctor was present at time of delivery of childWhen doctor was not present at time of delivery of child
    Gas and air"Trilene"Gas and air"Trilene"Gas and air"Trilene"
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    Number of cases in which medical aid was summoned by a midwife under section 14(1) of the Midwives Act, 1951:-
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    TABLE 21 HEALTH VISITORS - STATISTICS
    Number of children under 5 years of age visited during yearExpectant MothersChildren under 1 year of ageChildren age 1 and under 2 yearsChildren age 2 but under 5 yearsOther CasesTotal number of families or households visited by Health VisitorsNumber of attendances by Health Visitors at Clinic Sessions
    Total VisitsTotal VisitsTotal VisitsTotal VisitsTotal Visits
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    TABLE 22 HOME NURSING - STATISTICS
    YearTYPE OF CASENumber of Patients who were 65 or over at the time of the first visit during the yearNumber of Children who were under 5 at the time of the first visit during the yearNumber of Patients who had more than 24 visits during the year
    MedicalSurgicalInfectious DiseasesTuberculosisMaternal ComplicationsOthersTotals
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    TABLE 23 SMALLPOX VACCINATION
    Number of persons vaccinated or re-vaccinatedTotals
    Age at date of vaccination
    Under 1 year1 year2-4 years5-14 yearsOver 14 years
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    TABLE 24 DIPHTHERIA IMMUNISATION
    Immunisation carried out byAge at date of final injection or of reinforcing injection as appropriateTotal
    Under 1 year1-4 years5-14 years
    19601961196019611960196119601961
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    TABLE 25 WHOOPING COUGH IMMUNISATION
    Immunisation carried out byAge at date of final injection
    0-4 years5-14 yearsTotal
    196019611960196119601961
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    TABLE 26 POLIOMYELITIS VACCINATION
    ClassNumber vaccinated with two injections during the year
    By General PractitionersIn Authority ClinicsTotal
    196019611960196119601961
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    SECTION 27 - AMBULANCE SERVICE TABLE 27 STATISTICS FOR YEARS ENDING 31.3.61 AND 31.3.62
    Ambulance 2/4 StretchersDual Purpose Vehicles (1 or 2 Stretchers)Sitting Case VehiclesTotals
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    TABLE 28 UNIT COST AMBULANCE SERVICE
    YEAR195119521953195419551956195719581959196019611962
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    TUBERCULOSIS
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    No. of patients in receipt of extra nourishment
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    The following statistics relate to the work of the part-time Occupational Therapist
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    TABLE 29
    Number Skin TestedNumber found NegativeNumber Vaccinated
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    The following table shews the result of the survey:-
    CentreNumber X-rayedReferred for investigation
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    The following statistical summary was received from the Director of the Mass Radiography Unit:-
    MaleFemaleTotal
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    MaleFemaleTotal
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    TABLE 30
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    Under 16Over 16TotalUnder 16Over 16Total
    MFMFMFMFMFMF
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    Statistics
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    TABLE 31
    Illness or other cause for which help providedTotal
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    The approved establishment is 80 full-time helps on their equivalent in part-time help and on 31st December of each year the staff employed comprised
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    The total hours worked and the weekly average were as follows:-
    YearTotal Hours WorkedAverage per week
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    During the years under review the Organiser and her Assistant made the following numbers of visits to the homes of applicants for the service:-
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    I - SANITARY CIRCUMSTANCES
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    (iii) Food Supply19601961
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    F. Fertilisers and Feeding Stuffs Act, 1926 Samples taken during the year were as follows
    Number TakenNumber Unsatisfactory
    1960196119601961
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    G. Rag Flock and Other Filling Materials Act 1951 Samples taken for analysis were as follows:-
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    I. Factories, Workplaces and Outworkers No. of factories on the register
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    M. Sampling The following table shows the number of sampler of all types taken for analysis or examination during each year.
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    II - HOUSING STATISTICS
    A. Inspection of Dwelling Houses during the year19601961
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    C.Action under Statutory Powers during year19601961
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    III - RENT ACT, 1957 Particulars of applications made and Certificates issued under the Rent Act, 1957.
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    B. Meat Inspection There are two licensed slaughterhouses in the Borough and the following table shows the number of animals killed and examined
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    C. Ice Cream19601961
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    Food other than tinned or packeted:-
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    E. Food & Drugs Sampling Details of the samples submitted to the Public Analyst were as follows:-
    Number of SamplesNumber Adulterated or below Standard
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    Details of Samples not Satisfactory
    Number 1960Informal or FormalArticleAdulteration or Deficiency
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    Number 1960Informal or FormalArticleAdulteration or Deficiency
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    G. Hairdressers The numbers of hairdressers registered in accordance with the East Ham Corporation Act 1957, were as follows:-
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    VI - SHOPS ACT 1950 AND ALLIED LEGISLATION
    A. Shops19601961
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    C. Domestic Servants Registry
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    D. Heating Appliances (Fireguards) Act, 1952 and Consumer Protection Act, 1961 The Consumer Protection Act became operative in August 1961, and revoked the Heating Appliances (Fireguards) Act, 1952 and the Oil Burners (Standard;) Act 1960. The Heating Appliance Regulations 1953, remain effective.
    The details of work under these Acts were as follows:-19601961
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    E. Statistics19601961