1939

94

VITAL STATISTICS

No. 88.—DEATHS OP INFANTS UNDER 1 YEAR OF AGE, 1936 TO 1938, AND
DBATH RATES PBH 1,000 BIRTHS, 1925 to 1938, BY STATES—Continued

19JS

Rhode Island
South Carolina. .
White
Other races... _.
South Dakota
Tennessee
.
White
Other races
White .
Other races...
Utah
Vermont
Virginia White
Other races
Washington.. . . .
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming,.

.

1917'

1938"

1931

1025

8,163
491
3,174
1,203
1,971
015
3,464
2,759
705
7,061
6,806
1,145
661
374
3,787
2,289
1,498
1,062
2,008
2,510
274

8,109
487
3,074
1,238
1,830
6D8
3,171
2 485

7,611
462
3,270

8,576

7,792

626
313

3,619
2,180
1,439
998
2,610
2,324
252

(!)
613
306

3,552

58,118

65, 992

54, 095

Total for area having
birth registration in
1
1

Deaths of infants under 1 year of age per
1,000 live births

Number of infant deaths

Area

J\

68
62

89
69
108

jj\

/j\

521

)\

3,357

>)

76

69
115

(J)

680

(>)

7,295
1,280

1935

1930

82
73

M W
(' 7256 m5765
81
68
111

{')

(?)

1,035
2,637
2,304
254

77
65
107

1»3«

51
47
79
62
96
52

51
48

64
60
84
72
70
83
49
49
70

68
64
91

56
80
67
64

49
81
56
69

69
96
45
61
46
51

73

63

52

1937

71
70

(?)

44

63

8 64

92

83
53

41

40

49

58

40
60

70

74

53

48
44
80

48
76
63
88
51
61
57
85
74
71

81
62
99
48

B3
102
46
71
48
58

1938>

50

50

96

(?)

40
62
43
56

39
62
42
61

50

47

' Not in the birth registration area.
• Exclusive of Bhode Island.

Provisional figures.
Not available

No. 8 9 . — D E A T H RATES PER 1,000 BIRTHS, FOR INFANTS UNDER 1 YEAH OF
AGE, FOR BIRTH-REGISTRATION AREA, BY PRINCIPAL CAUSES OF DEATH:
1920 TO 1937
NOTE.—See general note, p. 82
Deaths under 1 year of ago per 1,000 live births
^Registration area as of 1917
(exclusive of Bbode Island)

Registration area'

Oauso of death

192(1 1925 1930 1934 1935 1936 1937 1920

All causes.

15.8
Measles
_
_. 1,0
Scarlot fever
._.
.1
Whooping cough
3.0
Diphtheria!
.5
Influenza and pneumonia (lobar
and unspeciflod)
fi.9
Dysentery
_
_
,4
Erysipelas
_, .4
.1
Tetanus
_
Tuberculosis (all forms) .
1.0
Syphilis
I I " : . ' .9
Convulsions..
1.0
Bronchitis and broncliopneumonia
0.6
Diseases of the stomach! *
1.2
Diarrhea and enteritis
14.9
Congenital malformations
6.2
Congenital debility and other diseases of early infancy
7.7
Premature birth
10.4
Injury at birth
3.7
1.0
External causes
Unknown or ill-denned diseases.. 2.5
6.4
All other causes
1

64.6

...

54.4 86.1

i6.7

S3.1 52.3 63.4

••

.4
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1.5 2.1
.2 .2
3.6

4.4
.3
.3
.1
.6
.7
.7
7.7
.ft
11.2

1930 1935 1930 1937

.4

.2
.1
.3
.7
.3

6.2

.3
7.8
5.3

17.2
4.9
1.0
2.2
6.2

4.7
16.7
4.8
1.1
4.0
4.5

.4
.1
1.8
.3

.3
.1
1.4.
.2

1.3
.1

4.1 3.8 6.7 4.4
.5
.6
.3 .3
.2 , 1
4 .4
.1 .1 ,1 (')
.3 .3 1.0
,7
.7
.8 ',1
.3 .2 1.0 . 7

3.6
.3
.4
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.5
.7
.4

3.1
.2
.3
W
.3
.5
.3

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.8
.1
.4
.3
.1
.3
.7
.3

6.2 5.8 6.1
.3 .2 .2
6.1 4.9 5.7
5.2 4.8 4.9
4.3
16.2
4.5
1.0
3.5
4.0

3.9
16.4
4.6
1.0
3.4
4.2

.2 1.0
(')
.1
1.4 3.0
.1 .5

2.1
15.7
4.5
1.2
3.3
4.3

(>)

5.6 10.1 8.0 7.2 6.8
.2 1.1 .6
.3
.2
5.3 16.2 11.2 7.6 4.0
4,6 6.4 6.3 5.9 6.5
3.8
15.3
4.4
1.1
3.0
3.8'

50.0

7.7 6.1 4.8 3.7
19.1 17.6 16.8 16.6
3.9 4.9 6.3 4.8
1.0 1.0
.0 1.0
2.5 2.0 2.0 1.2
6.3 5.4 4.6 4.1

.6
.2
.2
4.6
6.4

fi.a
.1
4.1
6.2

3.7 3.6
15.9 16.4
4.8 4.6
1.1 1.0
1.2 1.0
4.1 3.7

1
In continental United States.
Excludes ulcer of the duodenum in 1920.
»Includes ulcer of the duodenum in 1920.
> less than one-tenth of 1 per 1,000 live births.
' Includes croup in 1820.
Source of tables 88 and 89: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census; Vital Statistics—Special
Reports, Vol. 7, No. 55 and Vol. 6, No. 61, respectively.

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