1924

No. 55.-DEATHS:

NU:MBER AND RATE, BY IMPORTANT CAUSES, IN THE ENTIRE DEATH REGISTRATION AREA, AND IN THE ORIGINAL
DEATH REGISTRATION STATES

[NOTE.-The increase i.n the registration area affects somewhat the comparability of the rates for the area as a whole. See Tables 49 and 50]

De·
tailed
Intern:.·
tional
List
No.,

De3th registration States as of 1900 1

Entire death'regisration area (exclusive of Hawaii)
Number of
deaths

Cause of death

1920

1922

Death rate per 100,000 population

Death rate per 100,000 population

i900

192ft

1910

1919

1920

1921

I
11922

192&

11900

1910

11919

1920

11921

1922

1923

- - - - - _ . _ - - --i-.-

Allllauses , ______________ 1,101,8631,193,017 1,755.0 1,496.2 1,287A 1,306.0 1, 163. 9 1, 181. 7 1,230.1 1, 719. () 1, 662. 4 1, 348. 'I 1, 879. OJ 1,215.1 1,258.8 1,295.3

=

=1=

and paratyphoid
1 Typhoid
fever _________________________
6,981
MeasJcs
________________________
4,012
7
3,256
8 Scarlet feveL __________________
5,220
9 Whooping cough _______________
10 Di phtheri::L ___________________ 13,659
11,101 Influenza and pneumonia ______ 82,311
31,3ia Tuberculosis of the l'<.'SpiratofY
system and acute disseminated tuberculosis ___________ SO,473
tl,9iU
32-36, Other forms of tubercuJasis ____
37b
and
other
malignant
43-49 Cancer
tumors ______________________ 80,938
57 Diabetes meilitus ______________ 17,182
74,83,92 Cerebral hemorrhage and softening, embolism and tbrombasis (not cerebral) _._ ________ 81,751
87-90 Diseases oftbe hea.rt ___________ 154,495
and bronchopneii99,100 Bronchitis
monia _______________________
5O,87il
113,114 Diarrhea and enteritis _________ 36,873
128, 129 1 Acute and chronic nephritis _-- 82,518

I

35.9
12.5

0:635
10,450

10.2

3,440
9,440

12.1
43.3
11,733
102,829 . 18q

23.5

9.2
3.9

12.3
11.6
11.4
21.'1
115.1

5.5
14.7
174. 5

2.8

7.8

153.7

9.0
4~ 3
5.3
9.1
17.7
60.4
87.6

8.8
4.6
12.5
15.3

7.5
4.3
3.5
5.6

88.3

6.8
10.8
3.5
9.7
12.1
100.0

179.4

83.5

174.5

1<1.6

31. 3

5.2

22.5

i21. 8

17.7
165.0

11. 9
17.4
144.6

6.4
8.3
17.9
59.6

142.0
22.7

109.1
15.8

97.2

82.2

20.7

14.7

64.0
11.0

83.0

95_8

17.6

19.2

92.3

gil...
153.6

40.4

13ft 7
20.6

111.3
14.3

100.8

10.4

n.s

86.3
• H). 7

10.1)

80,754
17,357

63.0
9.7

76.2
14.9

80.5
14. 9

83.4
16.1

86.0
16.8

86.8
18.4

89.4
17.9

39,375 ,
170,033

75.5
132.1

79.4
158.8

82.2
l4n.7

86.4
159.3

157.1

165.7

175.3

137.4

67.6
133.2

70.5
117.4
99.1

60. G
55.2
88.1

48.3
51.6

54.6

56.7
:lV.9

139.9

55,036
3S,703
87,373

I

1

89.0

67. 9
54.4
89.41

85.4

39.5

88-5

90.1

4.3

10.4

3.0

20.1

92.2

5.3

5.0

3.7

181.8

S7.7

4.8

12.6
12.2
10.7

13.4
9.6
12.2

SO,993
9,739

85.1

18.0

80.7

68.1

88.7

ISO. 9

79.2
119.4

107.3

4.9

71.6
53.3
90.3

-

3. 9

3. r.

8.0
4.1
5.8

13.6

8.8

~

gj

14.8

8.3
12.4

85.9

98.2

12.5

81.1
11.2

80.1

g

10,7

131

98.9
20.4

102.6
20.8

105.0
23.5

106.6

102.2

99.4
193.9

210.7

198.0
82.1
55.7
97.6

I

54.5
48.0
90.0

103.7
65.9
36.6

95.3

?

~

2'2.5

106.5

223. 5

65.6
34.2

jJ6.3

Source: Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.
1 Including District of Columbia.
, E:tc1usive of stillbirths.

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