A Treatise On Hygiene And Public Health Volume 2

Paperback | May 13, 2012

byAlbert Henry Buck

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 Excerpt: ...agricultural population is healthier than in England..... The mortality of the English farmer is not now high; but it may by care be reduced to a lower figure. To what is the high mortality of the young farmer of 15-25 due'! Farmers' sons appear to be healthy. Tho laborer experiences a higher rate of mortality than the farmer at all ages after 35." T7ie causes of death.--The death-certificates obtained by means of registration should state in every case, in terms belonging to the accepted nomenclature, the nature of the disease proving fatal. These returns having been collected by the registrar, and purified by the careful rejection of such certificates as fail for any reason (such, for instance, as the unprofessional character of the informant) to afford sufficient guarantees of accuracy, are then classified and enumerated. From the numbers so obtained, various kinds of ratios are calculated, taking the form either of special death-rates showing the mortality by each disease or class of diseases per 1,000 living, or of percentages showing the number of deaths by each disease or class of diseases in every 100 deaths. Of these two TABLE OF MOETALITY, DERIVED FROM THE ENGLISH LIFE-TABLE, SHOWING OF WHAT DISEASES AND AT WHAT AGES 1,000,000 LIVEBE EXPECTED TO DIE. BORN CHILDREN MAY I I I I 1,094 2,550 3,959, 9,249 31,405 58,905,27,906 25. Other Causes. methods of statement the former is preferable. Percentages are less trustworthy indications of the degree to which fatal diseases prevail than deathrates based upon the living population, because the former constitute ratios between two factors of which both are variable, namely, the mortality by a specified disease, and the mortality by all causes. The value of the statistical statements so obtained depends...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 Excerpt: ...agricultural population is healthier than in England..... The mortality of the English farmer is not now high; but it may by car...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:310 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.65 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217956645

ISBN - 13:9780217956642

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