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Hackney 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hackney]

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TUBERCULOSIS
Of the 200 notifications of Tuberculosis received, 182 related to pulmonary
infection and 18 to non-pulmonary. The attack rate per thousand of the
population for all forms of Tuberculosis notified for the first time (104
new cases) was 0.64 as compared with 0 69 in 1959 and 0.73 in 1958.

Details of the notified cases are as follows:-

Age groupsPrimary notificationsNon-primary notifications
PulmonaryNon-pulmonaryPulmonaryNon-pulmonary
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
0 ---------
1 ---------
2 -2--121--
5 -11------
10 -21---1--
15 -351-5---
20 -95-18162-
25 -9623171721
35 -64--67--
45 -1142-3--1
55 -84-131--
65 -721-1---
75 -2---11--
Totals603266464442
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Primary notifications relate to persons who had not been previously
notified in the area of any authority. The sources of information of the
96 non-primary cases were:-
"Transfers' from other areas 95
Posthumous notification 1

In the twelve primary non-pulmonarycases the site of the disease was:-

Males16 yearsSpine
25 yearsSubmandibular Glands
28 yearsKidneys
48 yearsKidneys
49 yearsLeft Knee
71 yearsKidneys
Females2 yearsNeck Glands
20 yearsFallopian Tubes
25 yearsNeck Glands
28 yearsSacro-iliac Joint
29 yearsNeck Glands
63 yearsSpine
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The Registrar General's Death Returns indicate that 16 persons in the
following age groups, died from Tuberculosis:-


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