Mortality Statisticas of the Seventh cnsus of the Unted States 1850

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Halaman 6 - Deaths. — The average annual mortality of the population of England in the five years, 1838-42, was 2-209 per cent, or nearly one in every 45 individuals: in 1842, it was nearly one in 46. On comparing the rate of mortality in England with the mortality of France, Prussia, Austria, and Russia, it appears to be lower in this country than in either of the four States; but it must be remembered that Scotland and Ireland are not included, no steps having hitherto been taken for registering and abstracting...
Halaman 6 - That great trouble, vast expense, utter uncertainty, capricious changes, and local and general evils exist, while no means are supplied to obtain the information other countries possess and justly value, as to the state of disease, the operation of moral and physical causes on the health of the people, the progress of the population, and other matters on which accurate knowledge can scarcely be too highly appreciated or too intensely pursued.
Halaman 16 - ... and seventy ; 152 between seventy and eighty; 59 between eighty and ninety ; 21 between ninety and one hundred, and 7 above one hundred. In Charleston, according to the report of the Board of Health in 1850, there were 216 deaths of white males...
Halaman 16 - Life in New York. In Philadelphia, according to the Report of the Board of Health for 1850, the total number of deaths during the year was 8,509, of whom 2,557 were under one year of age ; 1,055 between one and two years ; 930 between two and five ; 419 between five and ten ; 145 between ten and fifteen ; 212 between fifteen and twenty ; 1,649 males, and 1,542 females, of twenty and upwards ; 460 over seventy.
Halaman 6 - ... unanimously adopted the following conclusions, which they embodied in a report to the House. ' 1. That the subject is urgently important. '2. That it involves matters of great public and national interest, as well as individual satisfaction, and rights and claims to property ; and deserves the attention of the humblest artisan as well as of the most philosophical and statesman-like inquirer.
Halaman 45 - ... ideas, or different ideas to different persons. I was, therefore, desirous, and in my former correspondence with you I urged, that a physician who is an accomplished medical scholar should have the supervision of this branch of your department ; that he should carefully examine all the original returns, and reduce their manifold and varied language to the legitimate and recognized nomenclature, and then, whenever he should find any word of local and...
Halaman 45 - Transactions for 1847, and by the Registration office of England. I have moreover submitted your papers to some of the most learned scholars and professors of medical science in New England. In order to have this nosology of the Census the most perfect and in the best accordance with the received views of the present time, I have examined the reports of mortality of every State and city in the Union...
Halaman 16 - Health, there were in 1850, 4,5T6 deaths, of which 411 were still.born ?, 995 of persons under one year of age; 500 between one and two years; 414 between two and five; 174 between five and ten ; 93 between ten and fifteen ; 144 between fifteen and twenty; 435 between twenty and thirty...
Halaman 45 - ... or unintelligible meaning, he should correspond with the best physicians of the State or region where the unknown words were found,, and thus ascertain what disease they were intended to represent. Wanting the original names, from which, perhaps, I might have made a different list from this which...
Halaman 2 - Representatives, fifteen thousand copies of that portion of the returns of the Seventh Census which relates to the Mortality Statistics of the United States, to be arranged by the Superintendent of the Census : Provided, The same shall be printed in royal octavo form, and not to exceed three hundred pages.

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