Statistical Bulletin - Metropolitan Life Volume 1-2

Statistical Bulletin - Metropolitan Life Volume 1-2

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...will have an influence in preventing heart impairments. The decreased consumption of alcoholic liquors, the reduction of venereal infections, the encouragement of wholesome sports and recreation, the adjustment of diet to actual bodily needs, and a proper attitude toward conditions of labor and the work day, will all tend to enhance bodily vigor and reduce heart and vascular damage. The table on page 6 shows the facts of loss in life expectation on account of organic diseases of the heart: Average Number of Years of After-Lifetime Lost on Account Metropolitan Life Insurance Company--Industrial Department. 1911 to 1916. of Organic Diseases of the Heart. I WHITE COLORED AGE MALE FEMALE MALE ' FEMALE 0 1.67 1.98 1.57 1.87 1 1.86 2.17 1.87 2.18 2 1.91 2.21 1.97 2.29 3 1.94 2.24 2.01 2.33 4 1.95 2.26 2.03 2.35 5 1.95 2.27 2.03 2.37 15 1.93 2.25 2.08 2.43 25 1.89 2.23 2.15 2.54 35 1.88 2.19 2.23 2.60 45 1.87 2.12 2.17 2.44 55 1.81 1.99 1.95 2.11 65 1.56 1.68 1.62 1.68 75 1.19 1.21 1.27 1.23 85.96.82.99.85 95.41.42.33.38 CANCER CONTROL. Little, if any, improvement has been observed in the cancer death rate in the past ten years, although this decade has witnessed remarkable progress in the control of malaria, tuberculosis, typhoid fever and other conditions where preventive work has been rationally conceived and consistently carried out. In the entire Industrial Department of this Company the cancer death rate has not varied much from 69 per 100,000 since 1911. The one encouraging fact in the cancer mortality data of the Industrial Department during the decade is the slight downward trend of the rate for white females. There has been a gradually increasing death rate from cancer among colored females and colored males. The rate for white males...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236930940
  • 9781236930941