1942

N o . 1 0 1 ,— D e a t h s F r o m S e l e c t e d C a u s e s
In t. List
No.

1,2
6
S
9
10
13-22
13
14-22
27
28
30

&5-55

per

1 0 0 ,0 0 0 E s t im a t e d P o p u l a t io n , f o r D e a t h - R e g is t r a t io n S t a t e s
1940 1
1,114.1
.3
.4
.5
1.1
.3
41.2
37.5
3.7
.3
.1
13.1
149.2
35.5
90.7
5302.1
55.3
24.2
23.6
1.9
5.6
4.7
10.0
9.4
10.2
8 74.8

6 5.1
82.3

«4,7
* 2.2

13.4
5.8

15.3
7.0

19.0
6-5

12.7
4.6

8.4
2.9

7. 7
2.6

_____________

2, 250

2.2

3.3

4.8

3.5

2.1

1. 9

Congenital malformations____________
Premature birth__ _________________
Suicide. ...............................................
.......................... ...........
Homicide....
Motor-vehicle accidents 7
................
Other accidents______ _______________

13,143
32, 346
18,907
8,208
34, 501
62,384

12.0
32.4
10.2
1.2

15.2
37.7
15.3
4.6
1.8
882.7

15.2
43.6
10.2
6.8
10.3
860.7

11.2
31.5
15.6
S. 8
25. 7
53.8

9.2
26.1
15.0
7.6
30.8
50.9

9.3
55.2
15.3
fi.S
25.1
47.2

Puerperal toxemias.

REGISTRATION STATES OF 1900 (INCL. D. C.)—RATE

REGISTRATION STATES--RATE

1939
1938
11100
1920
1930
1910
1310
1900
lyso
1930
1937
1939
19401
1,719.1 1,458.0 1,298.9 1,132.1 1,125.9 1,064.0 1,080.4 1,076.4 1,719.1 1, 562.4 1,385.7 1,154.8 1,108.1
.5
5.0
1.6
31.3
18.0
7.0
1.9
1.5
31.3
4.8
2.1
1.2
22.5
.5
.7
1.8
3.6
.3
.8
.3
1.0
3.6
1.7
.5
(3)
0
.6
12.2
5.3
4.6
.9
9.6
1.8
9.6
1.9
3.4
.7
.5
11.4
1.4
3.4
12.5
10.7
12.2
3.7
12.2
32.0
4.8
3.9
2.3
2.2
11.6
.5
22.5
21.1
15.3
40.3
17.5
4.3
40.3
4.9
1.5
1.1
2.0
2.0
42.7
153.8
112.5
194.4
71.1
49.1
47.1
45.9
194.4
164.7
67.8
113.1
53.8
38.9
174.5
99.8
44.7
43.1
174.5
142.0
97.7
59.2
133.3
63.0
49.2
42.2
.19.9
13.4
22.7
3.8
8.1
4.4
3.7
19.9
14.8
8.6
20.6
4.7
4.0
.4
4.0
2.3
6.1
1.5
.8
12.0
6.0
2.S
2.3
1.9
1.9
12.0
3.4
1.3
.1
1.8
6.2
1.1
2.9
.2
.1
2.1
1.1
6.2
1.3
10.5
15.9
17.1
14.5
13.9
13.5
15.0
15.7
12.0
16.1
14.4
12.0
15.0
83.4
83.0
145.4
64.0
76.2
114.9
97.4
99.4
117.9
112.4
117.5
121.3
64.0
24.1
33.9
20.5
10.1
39.1
23. 7
23.9
17. 0
11.0
15.3
25.5
26.6
11.0
88.2
93.0
85.9
105.4
107. 5
106.9
106.9
89.0
90.4
95.8
86.7
90.9
87.8
159.6
214.2
180.9
265.1 5347.4
137.4
158.9
199.0
268. 9
269. 7 5275.5 5292.5
137.4
207.3
174.4
GG. 2
102. 5
80.4
210.6
9S.1
202.2
155.9
114.9
75 7
202.2
70.3
25.9
30.5
52.6
54.6
34.3
35.0
65.3
36.8
46.0
27.1
22.8
26.2
22.8
45.3
29.3
34.3
52.4
48.7
72. 9
46.7
152.6
S3.0
152.6
44.8
29.3
25.2
9.3
3.5
53.9
1.5
2.0
3.1
3.0
50.9
2.9
3. 5
7.0
(3)
(3)
9.1
70.5
12.7
15.5
11.1
19.4
29.5
55.3
26.7
14.2
16.4
15.3
26.7
6.0
34.3
120.3
53.7
56.1
17.5
142.7
26.0
14.7
11.6
30.3
142.7
115.4
10.8
11.0
15.8
13.2
15.2
11.9
11.1
13.3
8.8
10.8
10.8
9.9
8.8
9.9
10.5
12.fi
12.1
10.2
9.7
10.3
11.9
10.2
11.9
11.2
9.4
9.0
10.0
8.3
14.4
7.2
7.7
7.8
12.5
13.3
12.5
8.5
8.3
7.1
8.6
*78.7
88.8
77.4
107.3
98.1
91.2
79.9
4
82.9
5
81.
5
88.6
88.6
-94.8
91.0

(*)

872. 3

87.0
82.9

1

1.7
9.5
2i. 6
1-1.1
<1.4
24.7
46.0

66.7
82.8

13.4
5.8

15.1
6.7

17.6
6.1

10.6
4.0

1.7

2.2

3.4

4.0

. 2.2

.9

10.0
24.6
14.4
6.2
26.2
47.4

12.0
32.4
10.2
1.2
(3)
872. 3

15.5
40.4
15.4
3.9

17.0
44.5
11.0
4.2
12.1
8 58. 0

12.7
28.7
16.9
5.1
27.1
51.0

9.9
10.8
15.3
2.7
21.6
44.4

2.0

875.9

.9
10.8
19. &
15.9
2.7
22.7
45.1

1 Based on enumerated population Apr. 1,1940.
2Includes causes not shown separately.
.
3N o t available.
4Includes locomotor ataxia and general paralysis of the insane; in 1930,1937, and 1938 includes aneurysm (except of the heart); in 1939 and 1940 includes aneurysm of the aorta only.
5 Certain cardiorenal conditions previously included w itb diseases of the beart are included w ith nephritis.
« Includes criminal abortion.
7Includes automobile collisions w ith trains and streetcars, and motorcycle accidents, except for 1910 and 1920. See tables 510 and 511 for figures excluding these data.

8Includes legal execution.
Source: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census; V ital Statistics—Special Keports, Vol. 15, No. 24, and official records (not published elsewhere).

S T A T IS T IC S

140,142a,
147
141a, c,
144,148
157
159
163,164
165-168
170
169,171-195

All causes 3______ ______ , ____ 1,417,269
T yphoid and paratyphoid fever. 1,443
094
Scarletfever
................. - -668
Whooping cough_________ ___________
2,926
I>iphtheria_.........-....................... ...
1,457
Tuberculosis (all forms)......................
60,428
Tuberculosis of respiratory system- 55,576
Tuberculosis (other forms) _______
4,852
____________
Dysentery___________
2,460
Malaria . . __ _________ _____ __ _
1,442
Syphilis (all forms)*........................... .
19,006
Cancer (all forms)...............
. ...
158,335
Diabetes mellitus. .............................
35.015
Intracranial lesions of vascular origin
119,753
Diseases of heart (all form s).-___ __ . 385,191
Pneumonia (all forms) and influenza. 92.525
Bronchopneumonia...........................
34,539
Lobar pneumonia
......................
33,109
Pneumonia (unspecified)— ..............
4, G60
Influenza. _ ........................... ......
20,157
Diarrhea, enteritis, etc.........
......
13, 573
Appendicitis...........................................
12,999
Hernia and intestinal obstruction.
11,877
Cirrhosis of the liver.............................
11, 2S6
Nephritis
......
........................ - 107,351
Diseases of pregnancy, childbirth, and
. puerperium3................___ ...........
8,876
Puerperal septicemia..........................
3,626

D ea th K ates

VITAL

61
83
90-95
107-190,33
107
108
109
33
119,320
121
122
124
130-132
140-150

CAUSE OP DEATH

and

Number
of deaths,
1940

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