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Barnes 1945

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barnes]


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    Table 2.—Vital Statistics of the Borough of Barnes during 1945 and previous 5 Years
    Year.Registered BirthsTotal Deaths Registered in the District.Transferabu DeathsNett Deaths belonging to the District.
    Uncorrected Number.Nett.Number.Rate.Of nonresidents registered in the District.Of residents registered outside the District.Under 1 year of age.At all ages.
    Number.Hate per 1,000 nett births.
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    Table 3.—Birth-rate, Death-rate, and Analysis of Mortality during the Year 1945, with corresponding rates for england and wales, 126 great towns, 148 smaller towns, and for the County of London for comparison.
    Birthrate pek 1,000 Total Population.Annual Death-rate per 1,000 Population.Death rate per 1 000 Births.Maternal Mortality Rate per 1,000 Total Births
    All Causes.Typhoid & ParatyphoidScarlet Fever.Whooping Cough.Diphtheria.Influenza.Small-poxMeasles.Diarrhoea and Enteritis (under 2 years;.Total Deaths under One YearAll Causes.Puerperal Infection.Other Causes.
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    Table 4.—Causes of Death during the Year 1945.
    Causes of Death (Registrar-General's short list of causes).Total DeathsMaleFemale
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    Table 5.—Infant Mortality during the Year 1945. 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'ksJ-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, 1945.
    Disease.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table 7.—Zymotic Death-rate for 1945, 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 Populat.on.
    Year.Barnes.London.England & Wales.
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    SANITARY CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE AREA. Table 11. —Showing the Number and Nature of the Inspections made by the sanitary inspectors during 1945, 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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    Table 12.—Factories.
    No. of Premises on Register.Inspection.
    NumberWritten Notices Served.
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    Table 13.—Home Workers.
    Work undertaken.No. on Register.
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    INSPECTION AND SUPERVISION OF FOOD. Table 14.—Dairies and Milkshops.
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    Table 15. —Return of Samples Analysed during the Year ending 31 st December, 1945.
    ArticlesANALYSED.BELOW standard.ProsecutionsConvictions
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    T able 16.—S laughterhouses.
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    Table 17.—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 :—
    Meat :—Fruit:—
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    IllnessChronic InvalidityAged & InfirmMiscellan. ReasonsTotal
    Sudden Em'cySeriousTub.
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    Table 19.—Borough Accident and General Purposes Ambulance Service.
    Number of CasesMileage
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    Table 20.—Cleansinc and Disinfestation of Verminous Persons.
    Treated at Borough Cleansing Station.
    For Verminous HeadFor Verminous BodyFor ScabiesTotals
    No. of PersonsAttendancesNo, of PersonsAttendancesNo, of PersonsAttendancesNo. of PersonsAttendances
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    Table 21—Infected and Infested Rooms and Articles (dealt with by the council).
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    Table 22.—Rats and Mice Destruction.
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    Table 23.—Infectious Diseases: Incidence per 1,000 of the Population in 1945.
    Disease.Barnes.London.England and Wales.
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    Table 24.—Notifiable Infectious Diseases, 1945.
    Diseases.Total Cases Notified.Ages, in years.ParishRemoved to Hospital.Total Deaths of Residents, †
    Under 1 yearl to 2.2 to 3.3 to 4.4 to 5.5 to 1010 to 15.15 to 2020 to 25.25 to 3535 to 45.45 to 65.65 and over.BarnesMortlake.
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    Table 25.—Notifiable Infectious Diseases, 1935 to 1945.
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    Table 26.—Showing the Notifications of Infectious Diseases Received during 1945 arranged in Four-Weekly Periods.
    Four-weekly period endingDiphtheria.Scarlet Fever.Measles.Whooping CoughPneumoniaEtysipelasDysentery.Ophthalmia Neonatorum.Puerperal Pyrexia
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    Table 27.— Diphtheria Immunisation Clinic. The Following Table Shows the Position on 31st December, 1945, in Respect of the 823 Children who Attended the Clinic during 1945.
    Position on 31 Dec., 1945
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    Table 28.—Clinic for Inoculation against Whooping Cough.
    Position on 11 Dec., 1945
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    Table 29.—Schools.
    Number in BoroughNumber of scholars who suffered from:—
    Scarlet FeverDiphtheria
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    Table 30.—Tuberculosis Notification Register.
    Form of Disease.On Register, 1st Ian., 1945Cases Added.Removed from RegisterRemaining on Register 31st Dec., 1945
    Primary Notif nsOtherwise.RestoredTotalNon-Tub.CuredLeft DistrictDeadTotal
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    Table 31.—Tuberculosis: New Cases and Mortality, 1945.
    Age-Periods.New Cases.*Deaths.
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    Table 32.—Tuberculosis: Institutional Treatment. Admissions during 1945 were as under:—
    Form of Disease.Surrey County CouncilOther SanatoriaGeneral HospitalsTotals.
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    INFECTIOUS DISEASES HOSPITAL. Table 33.—Admissions and Deaths.
    Admitted.t- Died.Admit ted.Died.Admit ted.Died.Admit ted.Died.
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    Table 34.—Laboratory Facilities. Specimens examined during the year were as follows :—
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    MATERNITY AND CHILD WELFARE. Table 35.—Home-Visiting.
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    Table 36.—Social Welfare Worker. Care of Unmarried Mothers and their Children.
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    Number of mothers concerned who were, at the end of the year living
    with childwithout childTotal
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    Table 37.—Notification of Births .
    (a) Registered in Borough:—Live Births.Still Births.Totals.
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    (b) Notified.
    Residents.Outward Transfers.Total
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    (c) Premature Infants. Number of births notified during the year as occurring in the Borough where the baby weighed less than 5i lbs. at birth :—
    Place of birth.Number NotifiedNursed entirely at place of birthTransferred to HospitalWho died during first 24 hoursWho survived one month
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    Table 38.— Institutional Confinements.
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    MATERNITY AND CHILD WELFARE CENTRES. Table 39.— Ante-Natal Clinic.
    Year 1944Year 1945
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    Table 40.—I nfant-Welfare Clinics.—Attendances.
    Year 1944.Year 1945.
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    Average attendance per week:
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    Table 41.—Home Help Service.
    ConfinementsOther Maternity reasonsConditions other than MaternityTotals
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    Table 42.—Child Life Protection.
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    Table 43.—War Time Day Nurseries.
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    Table 44.—Adoption of Children.
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    Table 45.—Voluntary Associations.
    Barnes District Nursing AssociationMortlake , District Nursing AssociationTotals