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West Ham 1948

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for West Ham]

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Sources of Referral of New Cases -

School Health Service and Schools85
Maternity and Child Welfare9
Probation Officer9
Education Department9
Parents and other relatives8
Hospitals8
Tuberculosis Officer7
Psychologist3
Children's Department2
Private Doctors2
Others2
Sex:
Boys87
Girls57
Ages:
4 years & under 911 years & under 9
5 „ „ „ 912 „9
g „ „ „ 1613 „17
7 „ „ „ 1214 „11
8 „ „ „ 1215 „3
9 „ „ „2316 „4
10 „ „ „ 20
Intelligence of all children tested -
Below average (I.Q. under 90)37
Average between 90-110)26
Above average (I.Q. above 110)11
Reason for referrals
1. Nervous Disorders:
Pears4
Seclusiveness1
Depression4
Excitability2
Apathy1
Obsessions1
II. Habit Disorders and Physical Symptonss:
Speech Disorders2
Sleep9
Movement2
Feeding2
Excretory21
Nervous Pains1
Fits1
Physical Disorders4
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