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nator has on an average a population of 48,001 persons and an area of 259

square miles. The number of persons under each operation was 35,934 and

4,268 and the successful cases were 34,458 and 2,802, the percentages of

success being 95.89 and 65.65 or 45.44 per mille of population against 33.58

for last year. Each vaccinator vaccinated 2,233 persons. The total cost was

Rs. 5,309-15-8, or annas 2 and pies 3 per each successful case; last year it

amounted to annas 2 and pies 10. There were 155 deaths from small-pox during

the year under notice.

Dhárwár.

69. In the Dhárwár Collectorate there are in all 21 vaccinators. No in-

crease in the number of vaccinators for the present is

required. One additional inspector is however necessary,

the district being a large one. Each vaccinator has on an average a population

of 42,043 persons and an area of 216 squares miles. There were 32,028 persons

primarily vaccinated and 3,351 re-vaccinated. The successful cases in each

were 29,634 and 1,815 or 92.53 and 54.16 per cent. Out of every 1,000 persons

35.62 were successfully vaccinated against 34.38 in 1888-89. The average num-

ber of vaccinations performed by each vaccinator was 1,769. The total cost was

Rs. 6,677-5-5, or annas 3 and pies 4 per each successful case, whilst last year the

rate was 3 annas and 6 pies. No medical officer performed any vaccination

work in the dispensaries. There were 735 deaths from small-pox recorded in

this district during the year.

Bijápur.

70. In the Bijápur Collectorate there are 15 vaccinators. The Bágalkot

town vaccinator attends to vaccination work in the

surrounding villages of the táluka besides the town,

and consequently a moiety of his pay is defrayed by the local board. Three

local fund vaccinators and one candidate vaccinator are needed for this dis-

trict. At present each vaccinator has on an average a population of 42,566

persons and an area of 384 square miles. The number of persons primarily

vaccinated was 32,844 and re-vaccinated 5,893. The successful cases in each

were 30,975 or 94.31 per cent. and 3,771 or 63.99 per cent. The rate of pro-

tection per mille of population was 54.42 against 41.57 in the preceding year.

The average number of vaccinations performed by each vaccinator was 2,582.

The total cost was Rs. 4,578-4-7, or anna 1 and pies 11 per each successful case

against annas 2 and pies 4 in the previous year. The dispensary officer at

Indi performed 6 primary vaccinations. There were 402 deaths from small-

pox.

Kánara.

71. In the Kanára Collectorate there are 15 vaccinators, but 3 additional

local fund vaccinators and 1 candidate vaccina-

tor are required. Another inspector is also wanted.

Each vaccinator has on an average a population of 28,123 persons and an area

of 261 square miles. They primarily vaccinated 15,114 and re-vaccinated 3,155,

of which the successful cases were 13,709 and 2,267 respectively, the success-

ful percentages being 90.70 and 71.85. The rate of protection per mille of

population was 37.87 ; last year it was 26.09. Each vaccinator vaccinated 1,218

persons. The total cost was Rs. 4,310-5-5, or 4 annas and 4 pies per each

successful case against 6 annas in the previous year. No dispensary work was

recorded during the year. There were 195 deaths from small-pox.

Native States in the

Southern Registration Dis-

trict.

72. The States of Kolhápur, the Southern Marátha Jághírs, the Jath State

under the Bijápur Agency and the Savanur State under

the Dhárwár Agency have a collective area of 5,531

square miles and a population of 1,324,932 persons.

There are 32 vaccinators. The Kolhápur States have

one Assistant Superintendent of Vaccination and the Jamkhandi and the

Sángli States have each an Inspector of Sanitation and Vaccination. There

were 53,566 persons primarily vaccinated and 7,524 re-vaccinated. The successful

cases of each kind were 50,754 and 5,569 respectively and the percentages of success

were 94.75 and 74.00. The rate per mille of population protected was 42.51

against 36.25 last year. Each vaccinator on an average vaccinated 1,909

persons. The total cost was Rs. 10,984-11-6, or annas 3 and pies 2 per each

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