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Barnes 1939

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barnes]


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    On the outbreak of war it became impossible to continue the use of the Council's Destructor and from September to the end of the year other methods of disposal had to be resorted to, the quantities of refuse incinerated, tipped and barged away respectively during the year being as follows:—
    From Barnes Borough.From Richmond Borough.
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    Table 1.—Showing the Number and Nature of the Inspections made by the Sanitary Inspectors during 1939, the Number of Notices Served in Respect of Defects found in the Course of Inspection, and the Number of Notices complied with.
    Nature of Inspections.Number of Premises Visited.Number of Visits of Inspection and Re-inspectionAction taken in respect of defective conditions
    Informal Notices.Statutory Notices
    Number issued.Complied with.Number issued.Complied with.
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    Table 2.—Defective Conditions Remedied.
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    Inspections made and written notices served were as under:—
    No. of Inspections.Written Notices.
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    In the 12 public elementary schools cases occurred as under
    Number of scholars on Register.Number of scholars who suffered from:—
    Scarlet Fever.Diphtheria
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    Progress in the abatement of overcrowding during the four years since the date of the Survey has been as follows:—
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    Table 3.—Return of Samples Analysed during the Year
    Articles,AnalysedAdulterated or deteriorated.Prosecutions.Convictions.
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    Table 4.—Showing the Notifications of Infectious Diseases Received during 1939 arranged in Four-Weekly Periods.
    Four-weekly period endingDiphtheria.Scarlet Fever.Measles.Rubella.Enteric Fever.Pneumonia.ErysipelasPuerperal Pyrexia.Cerebrc-spinal Fever.Dysentery,Whooping Cough
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    Table 5.—Notifiable Infectious Diseases, 1929 to 1939.
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    Table 6.—Diphtheria Immunisation Clinic. The Following Table Shows the Position on 31st December, 1939, in Respect of the 110 Children who Attended the Clinic during 1939.
    Position on 31st Dec., 1939
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    Table 7.—Tuberculosis Notification Register.
    Form of Disease.On Register 1st Jan., 1939.Cases Added.Removed from Register.Remaining on Register 31st Dec.. 1939.
    Primary Notif'' nsOtherwise.Total.Cured.Left District.Died.Total.
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    These institutional confinements occurred as follows:—
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    Table II. —Vital Statistics of the Borough of Barnes during 1939 and previous 5 Years.
    Year.Population estimated to middle of each year. r.g.Registered Births.Total Deaths Registered in the District.Transferable DeathsNett Deaths belonging to the District.
    Uncorrected Number.Nett.Of nonresidents registered in the District.Of residents registered in the District.Under 1 year of age.At all ages.
    Number.Rate.Number.Kate per 1,000 nett births.NumberRate
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    Table III .—Birth-rate, Death-rate, and Analysis of Mortality during the Year 1939, with corresponding rates for England and Wales, 126 Great Towns, 148 Smaller Towns, and for the County of London for comparison.
    Birth-Rate pek1.000 Total Population.Annual Death-rate per 1,000 Population.Death-rate per 1000 Births.maternal Mortality Hate per 1,000 Total Births
    All Causes.Enteric Fever.Small-poxMeasles.Scarlet Fever.Whooping Cough.Diphtheria.Influenza.Diarrhœa and Enteritis (under 2 years;.Total Deaths under One Year.All Causes.Puerperal SepsisOther Causes.
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    Table IV. —Causes of Death during the Year 1939.
    Causes of Death (Registrar-General's short list of causes).Total DeathsMaleFemale
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    Table V. —Infant Mortality during the Year 1939. Causes of death, at various ages, of infants under one year.
    Cause of DeathUnder 1 Week.1-2 Weeks.2-3 Weeks3-4 Weeks.Total under 4 W'ks1-3 Months.3-6 Months.6-9 Months.9-12 Months.Total under 1 YearDeaths in the BoroughDeaths outside the Borough.Deaths in Institu'ns
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    Table VI. —Epidemic Diseases : Death-rate per 1,000 of the Population, 1939.
    Disease.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table VII .—Zymotic Death-rate for 1939, contrasted with the Death-rates for the previous Five Years.
    Year.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table VIII .—Measles : Death-Rate per 1,000 of Population.
    Year.Barnes.London.England & Wales.
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    Table IX. —Whooping Cough: Death-Rate per 1,000 of the Population.
    Year.Barnes.London.England & Wales.
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    Table X. —Infectious Diseases : Incidence per 1,000 of the Population in 1939.
    Disease.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table XI. —Notifiable Infectious Diseases, 1939.
    Diseases.Total Cases Notified.Ages, in years.ParishRemoved to Hospital.*Total Deaths of Residents,†
    Uncer 1 year1 to 2.1 2 to 3.3 to 4.4 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 3535 10 45.45 to 65.65 and over.BarnesMortlake.
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    Tuberculosis —Notification and Mortality. Table XII.— Tuberculosis : New Cases and Mortality, 1939.
    Age-Periods.New Cases.*Deaths.