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Barnes 1944

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barnes]


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    Table 2.—Vital Statistics of the Borough of Barnes during 1944 and previous 5 Years
    Year. 1Registered BirthsTotal Deaths Registered in the District.Transferable DeathsNett Deaths belonging to the District.
    Uncorrected Number. 2Nett.Of nonresidents registered in the District. 7Of residents registered outside the District. 8Under 1 year of afieAt all ages.
    Number. 5Rate. 6
    Number. 9Rate per 1,000 nett births 10Number 11Rate 12
    Number. 3Rate. 4
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    T able 3.—B irth-rate , D eath-rate, and A nalysis of M ortality during the Y ear 1944, with corresponding rates for england and wales, 126 great towns, 148 smaller towns, and for the C ounty of L ondon for comparison.
    Birthrate per 1,000 Total population.Annual Death-rate per 1,000 Population.Death fate pek l 000 BIRTHS.Maternal Mortality Hate per 1,000 Total Births
    All CausesEnteric Fever.Small-poxMeasles.Scarlet Fever.Whooping Cough.Diphtheria.InfluenzaDiarihœa and Enleritis (under 2 years).Total Deaths under One Year.All CausesPuerperal Infection.Other Causes.
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    Table 4.—Causes of Death during the Year 1944.
    Causes of Death (Registrar-General's short list of causes).Total DeathsMaleFemale
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    T able 5.—I nfant M ortality during the Y ear 1944. Causes of death, at various ages, of infants under one year.
    Cause op DeathUnder 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 D iseases : Death-rate per 1,000 of the Population , 1944.
    Disease.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table 7.—Zymotic Death-rate for 1944, 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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    Table 11.—Showing the Number and Nature of the Inspections made by the sanitary inspectors during 1944, 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 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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    T able 12.—F actories.
    No. of Premises on Register.Inspection.
    NumberWritten Notices Served.
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    FOOD AND DRUGS ACT, 1938. Table 15.—Return of S amples Analysed during the Year ending 31 st December, 1944.
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    Table 16.—S laughterhouses.
    No. of licensed slaughterhousesPrivate.Public.Total.
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    Table 17.—Unsound Food.
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    J able 18.—C leansing and D isinfestation of V erminous P ersons.
    Treated at borough cleansing station.
    For Verminous HeadFor Verminous BodyFor ScabiesTotals
    No. of Per-.onsAttendancesNo. of PersonsAttendancesNo, of PersonsAttendancesNo. of PersonsAttendances
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    Table 19.—Borough Accident and General Purposes Ambulance Service.
    Number of CasesMileage
    Borough Amb.C.D. VehicleTotalBorough Amb.C.D. VehicleTotal
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    T able 20—I nfected and I nfested R ooms and A rticles (dealt with by the council).
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    Table 21.—Rats and Mice Destruction.
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    T able 22.—I nfectious D iseases: I ncidence per 1,000 of the
    Disease.Populationin 1944.England and Wales.
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    T able 23.—N otifiable I nfectious D iseases, 1944.
    Diseases.Ages, in years.ParishKemoved to Hospital.Total Deaths of Residents.†
    total Cases Notified.Uncel 1 yearl to 2.2 to 1.3 to 4.4 to 5.5 to 10.10 to 15.15 to 20. |20 to 25.25 to 35.35 to 45.1 45 to 65.65 and over.BarnesMortlake.
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    T able 24.—N otifiable I nfectious D iseases, 1934 to 1944.
    Year.1934193519361937 1938193919401941194219431944
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    Table 25.—Showing the Notifications of Infectious Diseases Received during 1944 arranged in Four-Weekly Periods.
    Four-weekly period endingDiphtheria.Scarlet Fever.Measles.Pneumonia.Erysipelas.Ophthalmia Neonatorum.Whooping CoughDysentery.
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    Table 26.—Diphtheria Immunisation Clinic. Thf Following Table Shows the Position on 31st December, 1944, in Respect of the 722 Children who Attended the Clinic during 1944.
    Position on 31 Dec., 1944
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    Table 27.—Clinic for Inoculation against Whooping Cough.
    Position on 31 Dec., 1944
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    Table 28.—Schools.
    Number in BoroughNumber of scholars who suffered from:—
    Scarlet FeverDiphtheria
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    Table 29.—Tuberculosis Notification Register.
    Form of Disease.On Register 1st Ian., 1944Cases Added.Removed from RegisterRemaining, on Register 31st Dec 1044
    Primary NotifnsOtherwise.Total.Non-Tub.CuredLeft DistrictDead.Total.
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    Table 30.—Tuberculosis : New Cases and Mortality, 1944.
    Age-Periods.New Cases.*Deaths.
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    Table 31.—Institutional Treatment.
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    INFECTIOUS DISEASES HOSPITAL. Table 32.—Admissions and Deaths.
    Residents of Borough.Nonresidents admitted under reciprocal arrangementsNon-civilians.TOTALS
    Admit ted.Died.Admit ted.Died.Admit ted.Died.Adml led.Died.
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    Table 33.-Laboratory Facilities
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    MATERNITY AND CHILD WELFARE. Table 34.—Home-Visiting.
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    Table 35—Social Welfare Worker.
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    Table 36.—Notification of Births.
    (a) Registered in Borough:-Live Births.Still Births.Totals.
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    Table 37.—Institutional Confinements.
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    MATERNITY AND CHILD WELFARE CENTRES. T able 38.—A nte- N atal C linic.
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    Table 39.—Infant-Welfare Clinics.—Attendances.
    Year 1943.Year 1944.
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    Table 40 —Home Help Service.
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    Table 41.—Child Life Protection. The following is a summary of the cases on the Register during 1944:—
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    Table 42.—Adoption of Children.
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    Table 43.—Voluntary Associations.
    (1) Nursing Associations.Barnes District Nursing AssociationMortlake District Nursing AssociationTotals
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    Table 44.—War Time Day Nurseries.
    Age-groups0—11—22-5 |Total0—11—22—5Total0—11—22—5Total