1st Edition

The Elements of Vital Statistics (Routledge Revivals)





ISBN 9781138906563
Published May 8, 2015 by Routledge
326 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1889, this book provides a guide to vital statistics- the science of numbers applied to the life-history of communities and nations- in relation to medical problems. Chapters cover a wide variety of categories including population, births and deaths, sickness, occupation and mortality, and mortality from special diseases.

Table of Contents

1. Population  2. Registration of Births and Deaths  3. Registration of Sickness  4. Marriages  5. Births  6. Deaths  7. Male and Female Mortality at Different Ages  8. Influence of Climatic and Social Conditions on Mortality  9. Density of Population and Mortality  10. Effect of Occupation on Mortality  11. Mortality from Zymotic Diseases  12. Smallpox and Vaccination  13. Mortality from Special Diseases  14. Life Tables  15. The Duration of Life  16. The Decline in the English Death-Rate and its Causes  17. Statistics of Sickness  18. Army and Navy Statistics  19. Statistical Fallacies;  List of Illustrations;  List of Statistical Tables;  Bibliography;  Appendix of Statistical Tables;  Index

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