Bulletins of the Public Health; Issued by the Supervising Surgeon-General Under National Quarantine Act of April 29, 1878. Reprint

Bulletins of the Public Health; Issued by the Supervising Surgeon-General Under National Quarantine Act of April 29, 1878. Reprint

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...19.5. Twenty-eight deaths from phthisis, 24 from pneumonia, nine from diphtheria, two from scarlet-fever. Total deaths in 1878, 6,733; a ratio of 18.4 to each 1,000 of the population. District of Columbia.--Month of December: Total deaths, 321; annual ratio, 24. Death rate in the white population, 19; in the colored, 33.7. "Zymotic" diseases caused 32 deaths; phthisis, 61; pneumonia, 30; bronchitis, 10. Richmond.--Two weeks ended January 4: Fifty-four deaths; annual ratio, 17.7. Seven deaths from phthisis, nine from scarlet-fever, three from diphtheria. Charleston.--Week ended December 28: Total deaths, 34; annual ratio, 35. Cleveland.--January 1 to 4: Deaths, 38. Nine cases of diphtheria; seven deaths. Milwaukee.--Week ended December 23: Total deaths, 25; annual ratio, 11.5. Diphtheria prevalent. Cincinnati.--Two weeks ended December 28: Total deaths, 234; annual ratio, 21.7. "Zymotic" diseases caused 33 per cent. of the deaths, 51 being from scarlet-fever; 14 from diphtheria. Phthisis caused 20 deaths; acute pulmonary diseases, 33 deaths. Chicago.--Two weeks ended December 28: Total deaths, 281; annual ratio, 16. Twenty-five deaths from phthisis, 44 from acute pulmonary diseases, 23 from diphtheria, and six from scarlet-fever. Seven thousand four hundred and twenty-two deaths were reported in 1878--a ratio of 16 per 1,000. St. Louis.--Week ended December 22: Total deaths, 101; annual ratio, 10. Twenty-eight deaths from "zymotic" diseases. During the yellow-fever epidemic there were 15 deaths from the disease in the city, and 40 deaths at the quarantine station. All but one of these decedents were refugees. New Orleans.--Week ended December 22: Deaths reported from all causes, 79; an annual ratio of 20. In...show more

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