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Barnes 1941

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barnes]


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    TABLE 1.—STATISTICAL SUMMARY, 1941. Births:— Birth-rate (per 1,000 of population) 11 '6
    Live Births:—Total.M.F.
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    Table 2.—Vital Statistics of the Borough of Barnes during 1941 and previous 5 Years
    Year.Registered BirthsTotal Deaths Registered in the District.Transferabl1 DeathsNett Deaths belongino to the District.
    Uncorrected Number.Nett.Of nonresidents registered in the District.Of residents registered outside the District.Under 1 year of age.At all ages.
    Number.Rate per 1.000 nett birthsNumberRate
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    Table 3.—Birth.rate, Death.rate, and Analysis of Mortality during the Year 1941, with corresponding rates for England and Wales, 126 Great Towns, 148 Smaller Towns, and for the County of London for comparison.
    Birthrate perl,000 total Population.Annual Death.rate per 1,000 Population.Death.rate per 1000 Births.Maternal Mortality Rate per 1,000 Total Births
    All Causes.Enteric Fever.Small.poxMeasles.Scarlet Fever.Whooping Cough.Diphtheria.Influenza.Diarrhoea and Enteritis (under 2 years).Total Deaths under One Year.All Causes.Puerperal Infection.Other Causes.
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    Table 4.—Causes of Death during the Year 1941.
    Causes of Death (Registrar-General's short list of causes).Total DeathsMaleFemale
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    Table 5.—Infant Mortality during the Year 1941. Causes of death, at various ages, of infants under one year.
    Cause of Death,Under 1 Week.1-2 Weeks.2-3 Weeks.3-4 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 6.—Epidemic Diseases: Death-rate per 1,000 of the Population, 1941.
    Disease.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table 7.—Zymotic Death-rate for 1941, contrasted with the Rates for the previous Five Years.
    Year.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table 8.—Measles : Death-Rate per 1,000 of Population.
    Year.Barnes.London.England & Wales.
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    Table 9.—Whooping Cough : Death-Rate per 1,000 of the Population.
    Year.Barnes.London.England & Wales.
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    GENERAL PROVISION OF HEALTH SERVICES IN THE AREA. Table 10.—Cleansing and Disinfestation of Verminous Persons.
    Treated at BoroughCleansing Station.
    For Verminous HeadFor Verminous BodyFor ScabiesTotals
    No. of PersonsAttendancesNo, of PersonsAttendancesNo, of PersonsAttendancesNo. of PersonsAttendances
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    Table 11—Infected and Infested Rooms and Articles (dealt with by the Council).
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    Table 12.—Rats and Mice Destruction.
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    (II) Remedy of Defects during the Year without service of formal notices:—
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    SANITARY CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE AREA. Table 14.— Showing the Number and Nature of the Inspections made by the Sanitary Inspectors during 1941, the Number or 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 on Register.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 15.—Factories.
    No. of Premises on Register.Inspection.
    NumberWritten Notices Served.
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    Table 16.—Home Workers.
    Work undertaken.No. on Register.
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    INSPECTION AND SUPERVISION OF FOOD. Table 17.—Dairies and Milkshops.
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    Table 18.—Slaughterhouses.
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    Table 19.—Unsound Food. In no instance was it found necessary to seize unsound food on any premises. The following articles were voluntarily surrendered and destroyed as being unfit for human consumption
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    FOOD AND DRUGS ACT, 1938. Table 20.—Return of Samples Analysed during the Year ending 31st December, 1941.
    ArticlesAnalysedAdulterated or deterioratedProsecutionsConvictions
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    Table 21.— Infectious Diseases: Incidence per 1,000 of the Population in 1941.
    Disease.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table 22.— Showing the Notifications of Infectious Diseases Received during 1941 arranged in Four-Weekly Periods.
    Four-weekly period endingDiphtheria.Scarlet Fever.Measles.Enteric Fever.Pneumonia.Erysipelas.Puerperal Pyrexia.Cerebro-spinal Fever.Ophthalmia NeonatorumWhooping CoughDysentery.Food Poisoning
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    Table 23.—Notifiable Infectious Diseases, 1941.
    Diseases.Total Cases Notified.Ages, in years.ParishRemoved to Hospital.Total Deaths of Residents.†
    Under 1 year1 to 2.2 to 3.3 to 4.4 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20.20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.45 to 65.65 and over.BarnesMortlake.
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    Table 24.—Notifiable Infectious Diseases, 1931 to 1941.
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    Table 25.—Schools.
    Number in BoroughNumber of scholars who suffered from:—
    Scarlet FeverDiphtheria
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    Table 26.—Diphtheria Immunisation Clinic. The Following Table Shows the Position on 31st December, 1941, in Respect of the 1,186 Children who Attended the Clinic during 1941.
    Position on 31 Dec., 1941
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    Table 27.—Clinic for Inoculation against Typhoid Fever.
    Adults.Children under 16.Total.
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    Table 28.—Tuberculosis Notification Register.
    Form of Disease.On Register, 1st Jan.,1941Cases Added.Removed from Register.Remaining on Register 31st Dec., 1941
    Primary Notif' nsOtherwise.Total.Non-Tub.CuredLeft DistrictDead.Total.
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    Table 29.—Tuberculosis: New Cases and Mortality, 1941.
    Age-Periods.New Cases.*Deaths.
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    Table 30.—Institutional Treatment.
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    INFECTIOUS DISEASES HOSPITAL. Table 31.—Admissions and Deaths.
    Residents of Borough.Nonresidents admitted under reciprocal arrangementsNon-civilians.TOTALS.
    Admitted.Died.Admitted.Died.Admit ted.Died.Admit ted.Died.
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    Table 32.—Laboratory Facilities.
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    MATERNITY AND CHILD WELFARE. Table 33.—Home-Visiting.
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    Table 34.- Notification of Births.
    (a) Registered in Borough:—Live Births.Still Births.Totals.
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    Table 35—Institutional Confinements.
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    Year 1940Year 1941
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    Table 37—Infant-Welfare Clinics.— Attendances.
    Year 1940.Year 1941.
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    Table 38.—Child Life Protection. The following is a summary of the cases on the Register during 1941:—
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    Table 39.—Voluntary Associations. (1) Nursing Associations.
    Barnes District Nursing AssociationMortlake District Nursing AssociationTotals