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

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Walthamstow 1948

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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From the above table it will be seen that of 2,059 children, 1,647, or 79.9 per cent. were breast fed on first being visited, and 10 or 0.48 per cent. had no separate sleeping accommodation.

How Fed.Sleeping Arrangements.Condition of Baby.Accommodation.
BreastBreast & HandHandWith MotherCot or CradleGoodFairBadWhole houseFlatHalf houseThree roomsTwo roomsOne room
St. James Street2244920528823157595437353227
High Street25021242952702419315238325
Hoe Street26738381342293491837467514424
Wood Street22019482872796268766515954
Hale End33442371412399122233587419281
Higham Hill352443234254052032381012425391