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Southall 1957

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Southall]


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  • Page 9
    Deaths and Death Rate The death rate, i.e. the number of deaths per 1,000 total population, which had beei falling gradually each year since 1953, rose in 1956, and again in 1957, the comparativi figures being:—
    YearDeath Rate
  • Page 10 illegitimate live births were registered during 1957. Th table shows the comparative figures for the past 25 years.
    YearNo. of Illegitimate Live Births
  • Page 12
    The following table shows the trend of notifications during the past ten years.
    YearNo. of CasesDeaths
  • Page 12
    An Analysis of the Progress of all Paralytic Poliomyelitis Cases Occurring in Southall since 1949 is as follows:—
    YearNumber of Notified Cases Confirmed as Paralytic PoliomyelitisStill Making ProgressCondition StationaryDiedFull Recovery
  • Page 14
    The total figures for vaccination improved in 1957, but the percentage of children receiving vaccination during their first year of life dropped from 45-9 in 1956 to 45 in 1957. Re-vaccinations rose in number, but although smallpox occurred within 10 miles of Southall, there was no rush for vaccination as had been expected.
    Age Groups
    Under 1 year1-2 years2-4 years5-14 years15 years and overTotal
  • Page 14
    The following information supplied by the Area Medical Officer shows the number of children immunised against diphtheria during the year.
  • Page 15
    In the following table is shown the number of children at 31st December, 1957, who had completed a course of immunisation against diphtheria at any time before that date:—
    Age at 31.12.57:Under 11-45-910-14Total under 15
  • Page 18
    Under the B.C.G. vaccination in schools scheme, details are as follows:—
    Number invited to take part in the schemeNumber of consents receivedReferred to Chest ClinicNumber of children vaccinated with B.C.G.
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    Age Groups — Male
    SiteTotalUnder 1010—2020—3030—4040—50so—6060—7080 4-
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    Persons Injured
    AdultSchool AgeUnder 5
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    Factory PremisesNumber on RegisterNumber of
    InspectionsWritten NoticesOccupiers Prosecuted
  • Page 31
    D efects F ound
    ParticularsNumber of cases in which defects were found
    FoundRemediedReferredNumber of cases in which Prosecutions were instituted
    To H.M. InspectorBy H.M. Inspector
  • Page 31
    O utworkers
    Nature of WorkSection 110Section 111
    No. of outworkers in August List required by Section no (1) (c)No. of Cases of Default in sending Lists to the CouncilNo. of Prosecutions for failure to supply ListsNo. of Instances of Work in Unwholesome PremisesNotices servedProsecutions
  • Page 34
    Built by Southall Borough Council
    During the Year 1957Since the end of the War (including 1957)
    Within the BoroughOutside the BoroughWithin the BoroughOutside the Borough
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    Built by Private Enterprise
    During the Year 1957Since the end of the War (including 1957)
    Within the BoroughOutside the BoroughWithin the BoroughOutside the Borough
  • Page 36
    Satisfactory communication has been maintained during the year with the County Public Control Department, and the report on the work carried out in Southall by the staff of that Department is as follows:—
    ArticleTotal Samples ProcuredUnsatisfactory
  • Page 38
    The following table shows the quantity of food examined and the disposal of condemned food.
    Total Inspected (lbs.)SoundUnsound
    Total (lbs.)Stock (lbs.)Production (lbs.)Consumption (lbs.)Total (lbs.)Animal Feeding (lbs.)ByProducts (lbs.)Destruction (lbs.)
  • Page 39
    Unsound Food The following table shows items of unsound food which were investigated during the year, and the action taken.
    Vendor (and Source)Subject of EnquiryAction
  • Page 41
    Atmospheric Pollution Estimation
    Month of YearSulphur Trioxide Lead Peroxide Method, Milligrams per day per 100 sq. cms.DEPOSIT GAUGES
    Rainfall in InchesTons per Square Mile per Month
    SolubleInsolubleT otal
    Recreation GroundRailway AllotmentHortus CemeteryNew Primary SchoolRailway AllotmentHortus CemeteryNew Primary SchoolRailway AllotmentHortus CemeteryNew Primary SchoolRailway AllotmentHortus CemeteryNew Primary SchoolRailway Allotment
  • Page 46
    The following table gives details of work carried out in accordance with the policy of the Council, as outlined in previous reports.
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    TotalMaleFemaleComparative Figures for 1956
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    T able II
    MaleFemaleTotal 1957Total 1956
  • Page 51
    Deaths in Wards Table III
  • Page 52
    Table IV Monthly Registration of Births The monthly registration of births classified as to Wards is given in the following table:—
    Waxlow ManorNorthcoteHambroughDormers WellsGlebeNorwood GreenTotal
  • Page 52
    Table V Causes of Death Under One Year of Age
    Certified Causes of DeathUnder 1 week1-2 weeks2-3 weeks3-4 weeksTotal under 4 weeks1-3 months3-6 months6-9 months9-12 monthsTotal deaths under 1 year
  • Page 53
    Table VI Deaths from Cancer
    YearMaleFemaleTotalEstimated populationRate per 1,000 population
  • Page 53
    Table VII Notifiable Diseases during the Year 1957 (other than Tuberculosis)
    DiseasesAgesTotal cases notifiedDeaths
    Under 1 year1 to 22 to 3 3 to 44 to 55 to 1010 to 1515 to 2525 to 3535 to 4545 to 6565 and over
  • Page 54
    T able VIII
    DiseasesTotalWaxlow ManorNorthcoteHambroughDormers WellsGlebeNorwood GreenTotal Deaths
  • Page 54
    Table IX Tuberculosis Notifications—Ages and Classifications
    Age PeriodsNew CasesDeaths
  • Page 55
    Table X The occupations of the new cases are as follows:—
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    Table XI Examinations for Verminous Conditions and Children Found to be Verminous Attending Maintained Schools in Southall during 1957 and 1956
    SchoolTotal number of examinationsTotal number of instances of infestation among pupilsNumber of individual pupils in respect of whom cleansing notices were issuedNumber of individual pupils in respect of whom cleansing orders were issued
  • Page 57
    Table XII Sanitary Inspections—Classification of Visits
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    Table XIII HOUSING—GENERAL Statistics