1940

No.

82.-DEATHS, FROM SELECTED CAUSES, AND DEATH RATES PER

Detailed

illt. List

CAUSE OF l}EATB:

No.
All

CaUSB5 _______________________

Number
of deaths,
1938

1 See

1910

1900

1920

1930

193.

r:x

POPULATION, FOR THE DEATH-REGISTRATION AREA 1

1936

0:

REGISTIJ.ATION STATES OF 1900 (lNCLliDING

REGISTRATION AREA '-lIATE

D.C.)-RATIC

193.

1938

- - - --- --- - - - - - - - - - --- ---

1900

1910

1920 I 19311

1931

1938

----- -----------1,158.1 1,105.7

1, 3S1, 391 1,155.0 1,496.2 1,303.8 1,133. I) 1,092.2 l,m.S 1,122. 1 1,060.9 1,719. 5 1,082.4 1,376.0 1,104.8

Typhoid and paratyphoid fever. _____ •
2,418
35.9
Measles ______________________________ •
3,296
12.5
Sear1et
_________________________
1,206
10.2
9 \Vhooping congh ______________________
4,778
12. I
Diphtberia
________
-'
________
.
_________
10
2,556
43.3
11,107·109 Influenza and pneumonia (!Ill forms).. 104,443
203.4
Influen~!I __ . _. ___ .. _______ . __________
11
16,520
22.9
Bronchopneumonia , __________ .• ____
107
39,611
21. 9
44, 474 } 158.6
108
~Dbar PD~umonia-c--'------ ____ -.-neUDlQDIa unspecified ______________
109
3,83S
5.1
15 Erysipelas. _____________ • ________ •. ____
712
(.)
1,024
18 Epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis ____
58,027
181. 7
23 Tuberculosis of the respiratory system.
24--32 Other forms of tuberculosis ____ . _______
5,708
21.4
38 Malaria __ • ____ '" ___ • ___ .. __ . __ ._. __ ._.
7.9
2.378
45-53 Oancers and other malignaut tumors __ 149,214
63.0
59 Diabetes mellitus ______ . ___ . ___ . ______
31,037
9.7
823, c Oerebral hemorrhage and softening____
99,199
71. 5
9O-93,94a, }Diseases of the heart 6__ . ______ • ____ ._. 282,423
132. I
95 Bronchitis __________ , _________________
3,625 , 45.7
106
119,120 Diarrhea and enteritis , _________ ._. ___
18,508
133.2
121 Appendicitis ________ . _____________ .• _.
14.300
9.7
122 Hernia, intestinal obstruction 7 ________
12, 612
12.2
Oirrhosis of the liver ___ ._. ___________ .
124 Nephritis
10,
80S
12.
9
______________________________ 100,520
130-132
89.0
140, 142a. }puerperal septicemia _________________ •
3,333
5.7
145
141,I42b,
143,144, }Otber puerperal causes ________________
7.6
6.620
146-150
157-161 Oongenital malformations and diseases
of early infancy ____ . ________________
63,208
91.8
163-171 Suicide ________ . ______ . ______ • ___ . ____ .
19,802
11.5
172-175 Homicide _____ • ______ . ___ . _.. ______ ._.
8,799
2.1
206 Antomobile and railroad train collision_
1,489
(')
208 Automobile anil streetcar collision ____ .
165
(')
210 Automobile accidents (primary) s _____
30,564
(')
Otbercxterual causes_____________ . ____
61,774
79.0
I,ll
7
8

100,000

fever_~

{

23.5
12.3
II. 6
11.4
21.4
162.1
14.4
47.1
46.4
54.3

2.5

174.4
15.5
52.6
52.4
53.9
4.9
.3
138. I
26.6
1.3
83.0
17.6
88.0
180.9
26.6
II9.4
II. I
12.6
14.4
107.3
6.7

",.9
10.3
5,2
U.9
17.3
200.2
54. 9
64.8
82.4
7.0
3.6
1.8
93. I
IS.6
.2
98.7
20.4
96.4
197.6
17.1
55.6
13.2
11.1
7. i
97.4
6.0

7.2

4.7

8.5

12.5

8.1

5.8

5.9

5.4

5.1

7.6

8.4

11.5

6.6

3.9

3.9

88.1
16.0
5.9

84.7
10.2
7.1

61.0
15.7
9.0
1.5

49.4
14.3
8,3
1.2
.2
26.8
50.1

49.7
14.2
8.0
1.3
.2
27.8
56.5

49_0

48.5
15.2
6.8
1.1
.1
23.5
47.4

88.2
10.2
1.2

94.6
15.4
3.9

90.8
10.9
4.2

43.5
15.6

43.&

a.6

16.2
3.1

(')
(')
(')

(Il

('l

60.7
16.9
5.1
1.3
.4
25.1
5l. 4

1.1
.2
27.5
48.4

.8
.1
21.1
46.8

(.)
(.)

(Il
(I)

1.8
82.6

10.4
60.9

34.3
45.4

3.5
2.1
3.6
63.4
8.1
2.9
97.3
19.0
81.0
205.7
4.2
26.3
15.3
10.3
7.2
90.8

.4

24.5
54.2

3. I
2.1
3.7
3.1
104.0
22.1
33.4
45.2
3.2
1.7
2.1
49.8

1.0
1.9
2.1
2.4

119.3
26.3
35.8
52.8
3.4
1.6
2.4
50.6
5.0
3.1
III. 0
23.7
81.2
227.9
3.4
16.3
12. S
10.5
8.2
83.2
3.6

2.1
1.2
1.4
3.9
2.0
114.5
29.4
35.4
46.6
3.1
1.0
1.7
49.0
4.6
2. I
II2.0
23.7

nD

222.3
3.1
14.6
II. 9
10.1
8.5
79.6
2.9

14.9
7.6
1.4
.2
28.8
51.1

1.9

18.0
12.6
12.2
10.7

--------1.6
.7
.6

5.2
3_ 5
107.9
22.2
76.6
213. I
3.1
14. I
12.7
10.3
7.9
81. 2
4.1

4.5

.4
136.0
24.3
2.2
76.2
14.9
75.7
158.8
23.4
II7.4
11.4
12.4
13.9
99. I

4.8
3.2
1.9
4.8
4.9
102.7
19.5

2.8

7.8
8.8
4.6
12.5
15.3
208.0
70.9
54.S
73.0
9.5
3. I
1.6
97_0
17.0
3.6
83.2
16.0
81.7
159.1
13.2
54.3
13.4
10.6
7.1
89.2
6.6

31. 3

13. -1
9.6
.9
3.7
12.3
2.0
40.4
80.2
202.2
12.7
26.7
30.4
22.8
34.2
2.9 } 152.7
5.4
.5
(.)
.8
44.6
174.5
4.4
21.9
6.3
1.8
II4.6
64.0
11. 0
23.8
70.2
76.5
216. 9
137.4
2.8
45.2
14.2
139.9
8.8
11.0
11.9
9.7
8.3
12.6
77.2
88.7
2.6
5.8
2.5

72.3

22.5

{

('l

2.0
75.8

('l

12.1
58.5

2.6
1.8
3.4
4.3
98.1
Il.1
36.8
48.7
1.5
2.7
3.6
59.2
8.6
.I
117. 9

24. I
82.9
253.7
4.9
:t7.5
15.8
10.3
i.8
91. 2
4.0

.6
1.3
2. I

.9
99.6
11.9
36.5
46.2
2.0
1.0
1.3
45.1
4.5
.2
138.8
32.2
77.0
272.7
3.3
7.6
12.3
10.5
10.0
76.6
2. I

general note, p. 83.
'In continental United States.
'lucludes capillary bronchitis.
'Not separately tabUlated.
, Excludes diseases of ooro;:}ary arteries.
'Includes ulcer of the duodenum from 1900 to 1920.
, Excludes adhesions of intestines from 1900 to 1920.
' See also tables 469 and 470.
Source: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Oensus; Vital StatisticR-S"ccial Reports, Vol. 9, Nos. 18,23, and 40 and official records (not publlshed elsewhere).

1.2
.8
1.5

.7

69.4
5.8
W.O

32.7
1.9
.5
.6
39.8
4.4

.1
143.0
32.0
74.9
267.7
3.0
6.9
II. 2
10.1
10.2
74.9
1.9

1941

No.
Detailed
Int. List
No.

91.-DEATHS, FROM SELECTED CAUSES, AND DEATH RATES PER

GAUBE OF DEATH

NU~rr(

100,000

co

POPULATION, FOR THE DEATH-REGISTRATION AREA 1

~

REGIBTliATfON STATES OF 1900 (INCLU'DING
D. C.)-RATE

ltE(;-ISTltATION .A:REA2-RATE

I-:~T=-:---l--':"'''''-''''--'''''''1900 I 1910 I 1920 I 1930
1938 I 1939
/-----,-----,-----,-----,-----,----,----,----,---,---,---,---,---

de8th~
1939 I:~::;J-:~~-:~~~~-r-----'-----'-----'---1900 ' 1910 I 1920 I 1930 I 1936 I 1937 I 1938
1939

All causes_____________________________________ 1,387,8971,755.01,496.21,303.81,135.31,157.21,126. 61, 065.31,062.71,719.51,562.41,376.01,155.81,105.61, 111.3
1,2
6
8
9
10
11

13
14-22

28

39,107-109
33

Typhoidandparatyphoidfever_____________________
Epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis__________________
Scarletfever.. _______________________________________
Whoopingcough____________________________________
Diptheria____________________ ______________________ _
Erysipelas__________________________________________
Tuberculosis oithe respiratory system_ _____________
Other forms of tuberculosis__________________________
Malaria_____________________________________________
Influenza and pneumonia (allforms)________________
Influenza__________________________________________
Bronchopneumonia ,______________________________

107
108
Lobarpn~umonia-,------------------------------Pneumon18unspecified.___________________________
109
35 Measles_____________________________________________
45-55 Cancer and other malignant tumors_________________
61 Diabetesmellitus___________________________________
83 a,c Cerebralhemorrageaudsoftening ___________________
9O-93,94b }Diseases of the heart'_______________________________
95
106 Broncbitis__________________________________________
119,120 Diarrhea and enteritis ,_____________________________
121 Appeudicitis________________________________________
122 Hernia, intestina1obstruction7______________________
124 Oirrhosis of the liver________________________________
13(}-132 ,Nephritis ___________________________________________
14(}-142a i}puerperal septicemia________________________________
147
141-142b
143-146 }Otherpuerperalcauses ______________________________
148-150
157-161 Congenital malformations aud diseases of early infancy______________________________________________
163,164 Suicide______________________________________________
165-168 Homicide___________________________________________
170a Automobileandrailroadtraincollision ______________
170b Automobile and streetcar collision _____ .____________
170c Automohileaccidents (primary)'____________________
Otherexternalcauses ______________________________ ,_

-----------------------2,001
35.9
23.5
7.8
4.8
2.5
2.1

3,834

5.7

7.2

6.6

4.7

3.6

2.9

2.6

2.9

5.8

6.7

6.0

4.0

1. 9

5,317

7.6

8.512.5

8.1

5.9

5.5

5.1

4.1

7.6

8.411.5

6.6

3.9

2.8

60.8
16.9
5.1
1.3
.4
25.1
51.5

43.3
16_2
3.1
.8
.1
21.1
46.8

42.0
15.4
2.7
.9
.1
20.4
45.1

63,314
18,511
8,394
1,329
150
30,468
60.835

1.7
1.4
3.9
2.0
1.0
49.2
4.7
2.1
115.0
29. 5
35_6
46.8
3.1
1.2
112.4
23.8
77_3
223.1
3.1
14.7
11.9

7.3
90.9

2.4
2.0
2.1
2.4
1.6
50.9
5.1
3.1
119.8
26.5
37.0
53.0
3.4
1.0
111.6
23.8
81.6
229.0
3.4
16.4
12.9
10.5
8.3
83.6

8.5
79.9

1.9
.8
.9
3.7
2.0
.5
44.7
4.4
1.8
80.5
12.7
30.5
34.3
3.0
2.5
115.1
23.9
76.5
217.8
2.8
14.3
11.0
9.7
8.3
77.5

-------------------

.5
.5
.6
1.4
.5
.5
39.2
3.8
.1
66.7
9.1
26.1
29.5
2.0
.4
146.4
34.1
76.3
268.6
3.1
6.1
10.8
9.9
10.0
79.2
2.3

863 C')
.4
85310.211.6
3,026
12.1
11.4
1,997
43.3
21. 4
635
5.1
4.5
56,398 181. 7 136.0
5,211
21.4
24.3
1,761
7.9
2.2
99,097 203.4 162.1
21,464
22.9
14.4
35,524
21.9
47.1
38, 299} 158 6{ 46.4
3,810
.
54.3
1,174
12.5
12_3
153,846
83.0
76.2
33,395
9.7
14.9
102,016
71.5
75.7
279,660 132.1 158.8
3,808
45.7
23.4
15,128 133.2 117.4
14,113
9.7
11.4
12,267
12.2
12.4
10,904
12.9
13.9
108,512
89.0
99.1

1.6
4.6
12.5
15.3
3.1
97.0
17.0
3.6
208.0
70.9
54.5
73.0
9_5
8.8
83.2
16.0
81.7
159.1
13.2
54.3
13.4
10.6
7.1
89.2

3.6
1.9
4.8
4.9
2.1
63.5
8.1
2.9
102.9
19.5
34.4
45_5
3.5
3.2
97_ 4
19.0
81.1
205.9
4.2
26.4
15_3
10.3

10.2

1.5
.7
.7
2.3
1.5
.5
43.2
4.0
1.3
75.9
16.4
27.2
29.3}
2.9
.9
117.8
25.6
78.1
214.1
2.9
11.6
10.8
9_4
8.3
83.1

31.3

18.0
.3
9.612.2
12.3
10.7
40.4
22.5
5.4
4.9
174.5 138.1
21.9
26.6
6.3
1.3
202.2 174.4
26.7
15.5
22.8
52.6
152.7{ 52.4
. 53.9
13.4
12.6
64.0
83.0
11.0
17.6
76.5
88.0
137.4 lBO.9
45.2
26.6
139.9 119.4
8.8
11_1
11.9
12.6
12.6
14.4
88.7 107.3

('l

91. 81 88.1
84.7
61.1
50.0
49.2
48.7
48.5
88_ 2
94.6
11.516.010.215.714.315.015.314.210.215.4
2.1
5.9
7.1
9.0
8.0
7.6
6.8
6.4
1.2
3.9
(')
(3)
(')
1.5
1.3
1.4
1.1
1.0 ('l
(')
('l
(3)
(')
.4
.2
.2
.1
.1 (3)
(')
(')
1.8
10.4
24.6
28.0
28.9
23.6
23.3 (S)
2.0
79.0
82.6
60.9
54.3
56.7
51.3
47.6
46.6
72.3
75.8

4.9
1.8
5.2
11.9
17_ 3
3.6
93.1
18.6
.2
209.2

64.8
82.4
7.0
10.3
98.7
20.4
96.4
197.6
17.1
55.6
13.2
11.1
7.7
97.4

1.6
3.6
1.8
3.4
4.3
2.7
59.3
8.6
.1
98.2
11. 1
36.8
48.7
1.5
2.6
118.0
24.1
83.0
254.0
4. 9
17.5
15.8
10.3
7.8
91.3

.6
.6
.8
1.5
.7
.5
39.8
4.4
.1
69.4
5.8
29.0
32.7
1.9
1.2
143.0
32.0
74.9
267_6
3.0
6.9
11.2
10_1
10.2
74.9

54.9

90.8
10.9
4. 2

(')

(')

12.1
58.5

See general note, p. 91.
, In continental United States.
3 Not separately tabulated.
, Includes capillary bronchitis.
' Excludes diseases of coronary arteriea.
• Includes ulcer of the duodenum from 1900 to 1920. 1 Excludes adhesions of intestines from 1900 to 1920. S See also tables 495 and 496.
Source: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Ceruus; Vitnl Statistics-Special Reports, Vol. 12, No. 17, and official records (not published elsewbere).

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