1941

103

DEATHS AND DEATH RATES!

No.

99.-DEATHS OF INFANTS UNDER 1 YEA.R OF AGE, 1938 TO 1940, A.ND
DEATH RATES PER 1,000 BIRTHS, 1925 to 1940, BY STATEs-Continued
NUMBER OF INFANT
DEATIlB

DEATHS OF INFANTS UNDER 1 YEAR OF AOE FEll
1, 000 LIVE nmTIlS

AIlEA

1938

1940 I

1939

19~1i

7,623
462
3,303
1,311
1,992

South Dakota ____________
Tennesseo ________________
Whlte ________________
Other mcos ___________

018
3,405
2,722
683

481
2,874
2,240
629

478
3,093

I')

t:S
(.)

7,889
6,71\\
1,171

8,110
6,946
1,164

8,501

('C'S

618

514

554
276
3,288

Texas _____________________
Whlte ________________
Other races ___________
Utah _____________________
Vermont. ________________
Virginia __________________
Whlte _______________ .
Other races ___________

Total for area havIng
birth registration In
19171 ___________________

=

7,040
403
2,995

412
2,834
1,133
1,701

1936

1931i

1D30

C'j

1040 I

I')

84

44
63
60
85

41
54
50
78

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')

72
70
83

66
63
79

67
65

111

77
65

107

49
40
70
59
96

47
48
66
57
90

56

49
81
56

45
61
46
51

39
02
42

r

(0)

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3,221
1,958
1,203

1,035
2,643
2,301
256

970
2,272
2,179
223

986
2,249
2,017
243

50,096

49,793

56
72
81

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1 Provisional

figures.
, Not available.

79

64
60

57
65

u8

80
67

M

--- =
78

69

=

=

52

03

02

37
09

(2)
(')

54

96

52

42

46
39
66

80
64

(t)
76
69
115

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--- =

62
89
09
108

(')

46
44

.51
47
79
62
96

68

73

C'

8,540
2,193
1,347

54,143

82

l~~

ZQ1

305

Washington ______________
West Virginia ____________
Wisconsin ________________
Wyomlng ________________

1930

----- --- --- --- --- --- --7,343

Pennsylvania _____________
Rhode Island _____________
South Carolina ___________
White ____________ - ___
OtMr races ___________

41
56

('~
(2

68

C')

78

(')

41

40
46

61
52
84

?)')

41
60

37

35
53

55

=

40
46

37
48

=

44

47

42

, Not in the bIrth registration area.
'Exclusivo 01 Rhode Island.

No.

lOO.-DEATH RATES PER 1,000 BIRTHS, FOR INFANTS UNDER 1 YEAR OF
Am;), FOR BmTR-RlllGlBTRATlON AREA, BY PRINCIPAL CA1JSES OF DEATH:
1920 TO 1939
NOTE.-Sec general note, p. 91.
DEATHS UNDEIll YEAn OF AGE PEn 1,000 LIVE BliTHS

Registration Brea

QAUSE OF DEATH

1\l~\\ 1~~r;

1930 11135 1937

Registration Brea as of 1917
(oxdusive of Rhode Island)

1
l~as

1939 1929 1926 1939 1936 !Bas 1939

-----------1--- -------- ---------- - - 85. B n.7 64.0 00.7 54.4 51.0 4S.0 S6.1 12.8 63.1 02.3 47. a 44,1

All cause~-----.---------MellSlos _________ , _______________
Scarlet fevor _____________________
Whooping cough. _______________
Dl£htharla , _____________________
Inl uanza and J;naumonie,( lobar
and unspeci edl _______________
Dysentery _______________________
Erysipelas _______________________
Tetanus ___________________ • _____
Tuberculosis (all forms) _________
Syph!l!s _________________________
Convulsions _____________________
Bronchitis
and bronohopnenmonla _________________________

Diseases of the stomnrh 4________
Dlarrhea nnd enteritis , __________
Congenital malformatlons _______
Congenital debility and other diseases of early infancy __________
Prnmature birth _________________
Injury at birth __________________
External causes__________________
Unknown or ill-defined diseases_
All other causes __________________

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In continentallJnited States.
4 Excludes nIcer of the duodenum 1n 1920.
Less than one-tcnth of 1 per 1,000 live hirths.
, Includes ulcer of the duodennm in 1020.
Includes croup in 1920.
Source of tables 09 and 100: Department o! Commerce, Bureau of the Censusi Vital Statistics-SpecIal
Reports, Vol. 12, Nos. 15 and 20, and Vol. 10, No. 51, respectively.
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