1920

No. 54.-DEATHS:'

NUMBER AND RATE PER

100,000

POPULATION, CALENDAR YEARS
IMPORT.-\.NT CAUSES.

1900

AND

1910

TO

1919,

L"! THE REGISTRA1.'ION AREA,' BY

OJ
10.::>

[Source: Reports of the Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.}
KUMBER OF DE,',THS.

1900

Cause of death.

1910

11911

I

1912

I

191;)

l!l14

I

1915

1916

I

1!l!7

1918

1919

- - - - . - - - - - - - - - - . - - . - - - - - - --------- - - - - . _ - - - - - - - - - - Typh<.>jdfever ______________________________________________ ,.___
11,0-14
12:673
12,01511
(I,H87 j 11,323
lU,1~5
8,332
9,510 \ 10,113
10,247
7~860
Malar~·---------------------------------~------------- ______ ~_~/43~
l,!G7
~,~~; I
IJ~8
17ri~
l'i!!
~,~H
~JI151
2,~~~
2,558
3,~5
...

Mease, .......••..... _..........................................
Scarletfevel' •.•..•.. _. __ ._______________________________________
Whoopin~cough __ .............. -- ............. -- ... -- .. -------

Diphthena.andcroup___________________________________________

InfiuBllzs_, ________ .. ___________________________________________
Tuberculosis of the lungs 3 •• ___ . . . . . . . ______ • __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ _ __

Tuberculqq.smeningitLq _____________________________________ .___
Otb,!)f fOPIlS of tuberculosis- _______________ .... __ __ __ __ __ __ __ ___

RheUl11ll.t!sm ______________________ .•. __ . __ __ __ __ __ ___ __ __ __ __ __
Caneer allli other walignant tumors .. __ .. ______________ . __ .... __
DiabetB._ ... __ •• __ .. ____ •.•.• ____ . ______ • __ .... ________ ... ____ ..

Memngitis ___________________ . __ .... ____________________________
. , •. orrhage and softepiug. _______ .. __ .. __ • __ " __ __ __ __ _

.scsoftheheart..... ____ ........ ____ . __ .. __ .... ____

,>,86,
3,13;)
;1,719

13,314

7,031
55, ~1O
2,673
3,513
2,931
19,381!
2,996
12,518
22, OlB
34,210
14,059

i

. __ ...... __ .. __________ ._ ....... ________ .. __________ ...
Pne=qllia(eUfor
55,~13
Oth!lrdii3~ases,respll'atorysystem ______ .... _.... ____ .. __ .... ___
9,_'60
Di,.rrhea, and enteritis (undor 2 years) .. __________________ .. ____
33,479
ldtyphlitis .... _c ... __________ • __ •..•• ____ .. __ •• _
2,987
lalolistrtlction... _.•• ____ ..... __ • __ . ___ .. _____ .__
3,746
liver .. _: .. _______ . __ ..... _.. __________ . ____ .....
3,970
Bright's pjsease........... __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ _ 27,377
.

, __ • __ . ________ ..... __ . ____ .. _______________
1,7lig
otb~rpqerperalcauses.--.------ ...... -- .. ---- .... -----------..
2,337
~ngenital debilitl: ~ndmalf0l'II!ations------ ___ .. ______ .. __ .....
21, 2~~
'_~ntdeaths(sUlCldeexcepteo.)-- .. ---.-----.----------------~,9.o
S~u!'ld.e .... --;-- •• - .• -- •• : ••.. --- •• -------.---------------- ... -_
3,.534
Dn;nlPW\i ofl~defilled diseases ______ -- _. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ _ 22, 7~9
Allotbtlrcaqses .......... __ .. _. ____ .. _________________ • ____ ..... 112,2..9

ms )_· __ ·; __ · __ ·· __ ·___ ·___ ·__ .. __ .. ·__ .. _____

4n~e.f>tlls ..... ---- ............................ ---- .. --- ..

539,9SV

"".-~

6,098
(),255
/l,Bo

11,521

9,291
81, 796

~\2371

7,172
4, ~2B
44, 02f
8, 805

7,286
45,309
83,525
11,;;59
79,;23.}
8,808
45,868
6,896
7,0&1
8,310
57,803

6,~28

6,678
7,485
53,330
3,892
4,563

~,Hi6

5,PSO

4~, '!4~

112;13"

4,038
5,fi1ll

11,17-1

7,774
75,2H
4,65:1
6,.44-1
4, OG4
41,039
8, OW
7,619
40, 767
7ti,17S
12,620
79,52t
8,69.
5-1,2M

i8,000
8,590
I?, 4~~

4,~10

;;,243
6,682

~6, ~99

I

Q4,1l28
9,622
,7, ~,13

1W,4::a

805, 412 1 839,fS!

S,.O~

5,49S
1l,33~

11,013

11,920

5,D98

80, 812
5,467
7,142
4,490

6,237
78,485

6,797
4, OW
W,631
9, 045
6,928
46, 797
86,179
1l,(l3P
7~'9!e.(

8,miO
42,4S2
7,022
7,1~2

8,170
62, <*l7
3,005
5,130
~S, §96
;).3,129
lJ,6ijll

,6, ~t6 I

lcO,U,S;

7,725

49,925
9,660

61 599
48, 378
87,755
11,383
83,778
8,813
47,605
7,M3
7,3-12
8,497
65,100

4,542
5,468

~2, ~~9
D8,D/8
r

9,988
8,893

1,,7,90~

1,."'
4,3·10
&,816

11,78&

6,014
84,360
5,410
7, t27
.1,350
52,420
10, 666
5J 823

52, 420
93,51;3
11,446
83,80.1
8,836
43,532
8,099
7,700
~526

6(,545
4,fj{j4
5,854
52, 323
56,617
10,933

/,9.71

.. ,1>49
2,419
;;,421

2,3ii5

7, 2M

10,544
10,768
S5, 99,
.5,445
6,756
,I, 139

lO,3u7

54,584
11, 77ii
4,985
5.1,438
99,053
11,682
S~,3~

8,43"
40, 0!l9
8,397
7,577

8,·,39

70,500
4,214
6,023/

~1, 1~~

56,0'0

I

1l,:11.!l1

10".0
3,Hl
7,837

12:,153

18,886
12,974
88,6GB
97,047
5:706
6,09;2
7,024
7,146
4,16G
4,456
58,600
61,4,52
12, 199
12,750
5, 091)
6,890
5Q, ~541 63,319
101,H5
115,;;37
11,581
12,311
98,~34 1 112,821
8,014
9,238
46,956
48,;231
9,157
9,429
8,0i4
8,677
8,799
S,uGg
75,316
80,912
4,756
5,2H
6,856
7,317
5i,>, 2
~6, 97~

''9

60,1~1

11,891

10,l6~
10,056
_7, ~8~
1~,;'>5;,
_~a, ~~O
IDS,Util. 108,,,.16 I 17",.JOO. ",g,ll,l
.7,;~

I 838,251 i &90,S{~ I 1.'98,059 i

90\1, 155 11,001,[121

3,~"6

8,820
2,486
13,753

2,383
4,714

11,2-94
2-15,8W

12, 551

108,559
5,913
7,777
4,166
65,4AJl
12, 94;j
8)079
66, 112
124,862
12"S3
2:33,!9~

lO,·'l~

47,835
9,\129
9,362
7,817
79,457
5,257
12,978

I

84,113
94, 772
5)175
7,0-%
3, 907
68, 5[;1
12,683
5}5Gc.
00, 9lS
111,571l
10,913
1O.'j,21~.

8,86D

37,035

1O,02~

8, S53
6,7Oi
75,005
~,950

9,538

~}"¥J~
/_,64D

~~, Z!~

9,905
15, 7~S
lS5,OO3

,!?, ~O~

""G"!
9,732

>H,IQ"

i1,~8Iga21·1=i,w.ll,09!.i14;

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1920

DEATH RATE PER 100,000 POPULATION,

~hoidfever__________________________________________________

:!I alari..a ______________________________________________________ .. _
1I1easles______ .. __ .. __ .... ______ .. ____ ..... ______ ..... __________ .
Scarletfever .. __ .. ____ .... ____ .. ____ ...... ________________ • ____ .
W}loopingcough __________ ... ______ .. ____________ .. ______ • ____ .
Ri/j'htheria and croup .. ____ .. ________ .. __ .... __ .. __ . ____ .... __ __

35.9

7.9

23_ 5

21,0
16.5
17.9
15. 5
12.4
13.3
13.5\
12.61
9.2
3.0
3.1
2.5
2.2
2.3
3_ 0
3.2
3.1
3.8
W.O
7.0
12.8
6.8
5.4
11.1
14.3
10.8
3.9
8.9
6.7
8. 7
6.6
3.6
3.3
4.2
3.1
2.8
11.3
9.3
10.0
10.4
8.1
10.2
10.5
16.9
5.5
18.9
18, 2
18.9
17.9
15.7
14.5
16.6
13.9
14.7
15.7
10.3
12. 2
9.1
16. ()
2ll.5
17.3
302.1
98.8
138. 2
130.0
127.0
128.2
128. 2
124. 3
129.4
133.4
111.3
8.8
8.·1
8.7
8.2
8.1
8.0
8.1
7.3
6.1
12.1
11.3
11.3
10.8
10.1
9.8
9.5
9.6
8.3
7.3
6.7
7.1
6.6
6.2
5.8
5.9
5.1
4.6
74.4
77.1
7g.0
79.7
81.4
82.1
82.0
80.4
80.5
14.9
15. 0
15.3
16. 2
17.6
17.1
17.0
15.9
14. 9
12.3
11.5
10.4
8.8
7.4
7.1
9.2
9.9
6.5
76.6
77.5
76.6
79.7
81.1
82.9
81.5
81.2
78.6
141.1
142. 8
138. 9
142. 2
147.6
150. 7
153. 8
153. 4
131. 0
19.5
19.3
18.0
17.4
17.4
16.2
16.4
15.7
12.8
133.9
132.4
132.6127.3
133.1
137.8
150.5
286.6
123.0
15, 0
H.4
13. 9
13. 4
12. 6
11. 9
12.3
12. 8
10.4
77.5
70.4
75.3
66.1
59.8
65.8
64.:l
5S.S'
44.2
11.7
11.6
12.1
12.3
12.5
12.8
12.6
12.2
11.8
11.9
11.9
11.6
11.7
11.3
11.3
11.6
11.5
10.!
14.0
13.5
13.4
13.0
12.6
12.3
11. ~
9.6
7.9
97.7103.2103.0102.6105.1105.6107.9
97.6
88.1
7.4
6.5
7.2
7.1
6.3
6.7
7.0
6.5
5.S
8.6
8.5
8.7
8.9
9.0
9.6
9.g
15.9
11.2
79. 2
so. 5
83. 2
79. 5
76. 2
77. 8
76. (]
78. 0
lo6. G
91.3
89.0
92.7
86.0
SS.O
91.3
93.9
89.3
79.3
16.3
16.0
15.8
16.6
16.7
142
13.·1
12.2
11.·1
12.2
11.5
14.1
12.1
11.1
15: 2
IS. 2
19.·1
lK:l
2-l7.4
248.7
249.9
241.6
236.4
243.S
239.5
2~7.4
205.2
1
1,495.8! 1,418.11"7,388.81 1,409.G
1,3U-1.6
1,3,;3.11,4ii4."4 1,425.81 '1,812.51 1,207.7

2.2

12.5
12.3
10.2
11.5
12.1
11.4
43.3
21. 4
u!\nza __________ ... __________________ .. __ .. __________ . ______ .
22.9
14. 4
Tuberculosis oftlle lungs' __ .. ___ ____________ .. ____ ....... __ ....
181. S
139. 7
Tuberculousmcningitis ... ____ .... __ .. ____ .. ____ ............ __ ..
8.7
8.6
Otherformsoftuberculosi' .... __ .. __ ......... ____ ..............
11.4
12.0
Rheumatism .. __ .. ____ ............... __ ............ __ .. __ ......
9.5
7.4
Cancerandothermaligllanttumors.. __ .... __ .... __ .... ____ .....
63.0
76.2
Diabetes .. __ .. __ .... __ .... __ .. ____ ...... __ ............ __ ........
9.7
14. 9
Meningitis .... __ ...... __ .................. __ .... __ .. __ ...... __ .. \
40.9
14.2
Cerebralhemorrhageandsoftening..... __ ._ .. _____ .......... _._.171.5
75.7
Organic diseases of the heart. .. ________ ...... ____ .... ________ ...
111. 2
141.5
Bronehitis.. .. __ .. ____ .................... __ ...... __ .... __ ......
45.7
23.4
Penumonia(allforms) .................................. __ ......
ISO. 5
147.7
O~her diseases, respiratory system ...... ___ .... __ "" __ .. __ .....
30. 0
16. 1
Dmrrheaaudenteritls(under2years) ______ .. ___ , ______ .. ____ ..
108.8100.8
~pend1citisandtyphlitJS.-- ..... ---- .. ------------ ..... --- .. -9.7
11.4
;ernia,intestina!obstructiou .. ______ .. _...,... ________ ...... ____
12.2
12.4
ClffhOslsoftheliver. ........................... ____ ............
12.9
13.9
Acute nephritis audBright's dieease .............. __ .. __ ...... __
89.0
99.0
PnerperalSeptiCCmia ....... _.. __ .... _................. ___ ......
5.7
7.2
OtheTJ:!uerper!1:l,cause.......... __ ., ... __ ................. _......
7.0
8.5
c.9ngerutal debilitY. and malformatIOns ......... __ ...... .........
6;1. 1
74. 9
vlOl~ntdeaths(sUlcldeexcepted) .. -- ........ -- .... ---- ...... --.
81.1
90.3
SuiClde __________ .................. __ ............... __ ........ __
11.5
16.0
Unknown or ill-defined diseases __ .............. ____ ..........
ia.8
23.1
All other causes ______ .. _......................... __ ......... __ ..
304.9
264.0

!

-"1

Alldeaths .. __ .. __ ................ ____ .................... -1,755.0

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H

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C/'.

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H

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C/'.

1 Exciusiys of stillbirths.
~ Exdu~ve of Hawaii.
3lnclndes aente milirury tuberculosis;
• The figUl"e" for 1918 include 3,474 "admtional deaths" given in the 1918 Report.
NOTE.-"Tuberculo5is of the Itln!!s,Jf "Gther forms. of h\berculosis," and u"iolent deaths (suidde excepted)U for 1900 nuYe been clu!'sifie-d according to the seeOlld re-vision of
Causes of Death in uno, in arde!' that the nlunbers and rates for thes.e causes may 1)(>, compurable \>:ith tl10se for the (Ither years shawn. The l)Opulatiolls tlsed ill ('oTIlputing the ratt:::;
for 1911 to 191\l are e;:timated by the arithmetical method, based on the Feoerul Cl'l1cliee'J of 1910 alld 1920. All death rates are based Oll the 10tal tleaths, wlIicl1 inclnde those

of suldicrsJ ::ailors, allu llll1rines.

.

IX'
C.'';I

1921

No. 57.-DEATHS:l

NUMBER AND RATE PER
.

100,000

POPULATION, CALENDAR YEARS 1900,
AREA,2 BY IMPORTANT CAUSES.

1910,

AND

1912

TO

1920,

iN THE REGISTRATION

<:0
0

[Source: Reports of the Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.1
NUMBER OF DEATHS.

---------------------,---,~1~1~1~1~1~1~1~1~1~
Cause of death.

1900

Typh~id fever ••••.. .;...........................................
Malana.. ...•..••••••••....•.................•..•...............
Measles.................... .................•.....•...........•.
Scarlet !ever....................................................
Whoopm~ cough ................................ , .. , ...... " . ..
Diphthena and croup.............. .............................
Influenza ...•...........•.• ,....................................
Tuberculosis of the lungs S '" •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• '"
Tuberculousmeningitis•. :.: .. , .................................
Other forms oftuberculoSls.....................................
Rheumatism .. '" - ••.•••.••.............•...• , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cancer and other malignant tumors............ .... ........ .....
Dia1!et~: ••••.••.•...••.••••••..•.... ",. """ ........ " "'" . .
MerungltlS....... '" .•..••.. , .. ".' .. "" ........•.••.. _.... , .. . . .
Cerebr~l1~emorrhage and softemng............... "" .. . ..... . . .
Orgam<:~seases oitha heart .............•............. , ....•..•
BronchitIS..... - • . • . • . • • • . . . . . . . . . . . • . • • . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . .
Pneumonia (all forms) ........................... "" ...........
Other diseases, respiratory system........... ...................
Diarrhea and enteritis (under 2 years). .... .................... .
AppendicitiS and typhlitis......................................
ffernia, intestinal obstruction...................................
Cirrhosisoftheliver............................................
Acute nephritis and Bright's disease ....... "'" ... ~............
"Puerperalsepticemia ..•...••.........•........................ ,
Other pl]erperal causes. ........................................
Congenital debility and malformations ...... '" .. .. .. . . .. .. .. . . .
Violent deaths (suicide excepted).......... ..... ............... .
Suicide. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Unknown or ill-defined diseases.......... .•.....................
All other causes ......•••••..•••.•.••••....................... '"

11,044
2,434
3,865
3,135
3, 719
13,314
7,031
55,910
2,673
3,513
2, 931
19,381
2,996
12, 578
22, 018
34,210
14, 059
55,513
9,260
33,479
2,987
3,746'
3,970
27,377
1,769
2,337
21, 253
24,945
3, 534
22,709
112,249

6,128
6,678
7,485
53,330
3,892
4,563
40, 348
48,606
8, 590
12,462
142, 139

539,939

805,4121 838,251

Alldeaths .............. : .................................

12,673
1,167
6,598
6,255
6,146
11,521
7,774
75,211
4,654
6,444
4, 00441,039
8,040
7,619
40, 787
76,178
12,. 620
79,524
8,691'

54,266

9,987
1,848
4,240
4,038
5,619
11,013
6,237
78, 465
5,098
6,797
4, 040
46,531
9, 045
6,928
46, 797
86,179
11, 630
79; 917
8,663
42,482
7,022
7, 192
8,176
62,267
3,905
5,130
48,596
53,729
9, 656
6,946
150,078

11,323
1,565
8,108
5,498
6; 332
11,920
7,725
80, 812
5,467
7,142
4, 490
49, 928
9, 660
6,599
48, 378
87,755
11, 388
83,778
8,813
47,605
7,648
7,342
8,497
65,106
4,542
5,468
52, 599
58,578
9, 988
8,893
157,901
<

10,185
1,477
4,461
4,340
6,816
11,786
6,014
84,366
5,410
7,127
4, 350
52,420

10,600

5,823
52, 420
93,588
11, 446
83,804
8,836
43,532
8,099
7, 706
8,526
67,545
4,664
5,854
52, 323
56,617
10, 933
7,964
158,961

890,848j 898,059

8,332
1,541
3,649
2,419
5,421
10,544
10,768
85,993
5,445
6,756
4, 139
54, 584
11, 775
4,985
54, 438
99,053
11, 682
89,326

8,436
40,099

S, 397

71 577
8,439
70,500
4,214
6,023
51, 101
56,076
11, 216
7,681
158,546

9,510
2,175
7,947
2,355
7,284
10,367
18,886
88,666
5,706
7,024
4, 166
58,600
12, 199
5,091

59,1~

107,47:1
11, 587
98,334
8,514

46,956

9,157

8,074

8,799
75,316
4,786
6,856
55, 502
65,121
10, 162
10,852
175,300

10,113
2,387
10,745
3,141
7, 837
12,453
12,974
97,047
6,092
7,146
4, 456
61,452
12,750
6, 890
63, 319
115,337
12, 311
112,821
9,238
48,231

9,429

8,677
8,569
80,912
5,211
7,317
56,973
71,897
10, 056
13,610
179,541

10,210
2,514
8,806
2,480
13,728
11,280
244,681
108,365
5,910
7,765
4, IpQ
65, 340
12,927
8, 064
66,019
124,668
12, 783
232,786
10,391
47,753
9,912
9,350
7,808
79,343
5,250
12,927
63,375
72,412
9, 937
15,647
184,746

7,860
3,275
3,296
2,383
4,714
12,551
84,113
94,772
5,175
7,038
3, 907
68, 551
12,683
5,50S
66,918
111,579
10, 913
105,213

3,136
7,712
4,004
10,968
13,395
62,097
88,195
4,895
6,826
4,287
72,931
14,062
5,281
71,618
124,143

37,635
10,029

38,514

8,865
8, 853

6,704
75,005
4,950
9,538
56,714
67,654
9, 732
15,603
174,705

6,805

11,609

120,108
10,120
11,702
9,314
6,241
78,192
5,800
10,976
61,080
68,697
8,959
15,505
185,386

'
909,155 1,001,921 1,068,932 1,471,367 1,096,436 -1,142,558

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~1-3
1-1

m

1-3
1-1

o

Ul

1921

DEATH RATE PER 100,000 POPULATION.

~1~~_~~~~~::::::~:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
Measles _____ •• _______________________________________ . __________

12. 3
11. 6
11.4
21.4
14.4
139.7
8.6
12.0
7.4
76.2
14.9
14.2
75.7
141.5
23.4
147.7
16.1
100.8
n.4
12.4
13.9
99.0
7.2
8. 5
74.9
90.3
16.0
23. 1
264.0

1~:~
5. 4

6. 7
9.3
18.2
10.3
130.0
8.4
11.3
6.7
77.1
15.0
11.5
77.5
142.8
19.3
132.4
14. 4
70.4
11.6
11.9
13.5
103.2
6.5
8.5
SO. 5
89.0
16.0
11. 5
248.7

12. 8
8. 7
10.0
18.9
12.2
127.9
8.7
11.3
7.1
79.0
15.3
10.4
76.6
138.9
18.0
132.6
1~. 9
7v.3
12.1
11.6
13.4
103.0
7.2
8. 7
83.2
92.7
15.8
14. 1
249.9

l~J
6. 8

VIOlent deaths (sUlClde excepted) _________________ . ____ __ __ _____
Suicide; _____ .- __________ .; ______________________________________
Unknown orIll-defined diseases _______________________________ • _
Allothercauses _____________ . _________ . __ .. ___________ •• ________

12. 5
10. 2
12.1
43.3
22.9
181.8
8.7
11.4
9.5
63.0
9.7
40.9
71.5
111.2
45.7
ISO. 5
30.0
108.8
9.7
12.2
12.9
89.0
5.7
7.6
69.1
81.1
11.5
73. 8
364.9

6.6
10.4
17.9
9.1
128.2
8.2
10.8
6.6
79.7
16.2
8.8
79.7
142.2
17.4
127.3
13.4
66.1
12.3
11.7
13.0
102.6
7.1
8.9
79.5
86.0
16.6
12. 1
241.6

3. 6
8.1
15.7
16.0
128.2
8..1
10.1
6.2
81.4
17.5
7.4
81. 1
147.6
17.4
133.1
12.6
59.8
12.5
11.3
12.6
105.1
6.3
9.0
76.2
83.6
16.7
11. 4
236.4

Alldeatbs ... _. __ .. __ ..... __________________________ .• ____

1,755.0

1,496.2

1,388.8

1,409.6

1,304.6

1,355.0

Scarlet feyer _______________________________ . _____________ . ______
Whoopingcough_. ___________ . ____________ .. ____________ . ______
Diphtheriaandcroup ____________ . _____ ••. _. ______ . __ ...........
Influenza ________ . ____ .. _________ • __ . ______ . ________ .. _._._. ____
Tuberculosisofthelungs3 _______ ... _. _____________________ . ____
Tuberculousmeningitis ___________ • ________ . _______ . __ . __ . ______
Other forms of tuberculosis __ .... __ . _____________ . _... __ ... ____ .
Rheumatism._. ___ . ____ ... ____ .. _. ___ . __ ._._. ___ . _____ . __ .. ___ .
Cimcerandothermalignanttumors_. __ .. _... __ ._ .... _.. ___ . ___ .
Diabetes ______ .••. __ ._ •• __ •••.• _..... __ .. _._ ..... __ .... __ ... _...
Meningitis __ ...... _____ . __ . ___ .. _____ .. __ .. __ ._ .... __ .. ___ . _____
Cerebral hemorrhage and softening. __________ . _. _' ______ . __ .. __ .
Organicdiseasesoftheheart_. __ .... ___ . _______ . ______ - ______ . __
Bronchitis .. __ . ____ ... ___ .. _. ____ . ___ .. _.. ______ .. ________ . __ ._.
Penumonia (all forms). ____________________ . ___ . _____ .. ____ .. ___
O~her diseases, resp.ir:atory sYstem. ______ . ___________ . ___ . ____ ._
DIarrhea and enterItIs (under 2 years) __ . ___ .. ___ ' __ ' _____ .. ___ .
Appendicitisandt)'Phlitis_. ____ . __ . _______ . __ .. ___ ._._._. ____ ._
Hernia,intestinalobstruction... _... _...... __ .. __ . ___ ... __ . ____ .
Cirrhosisoftheliver ______ . ________ ._._. __________ .. ________ ....
AcutenephritisandBright'sdisease. __ ... ___ . ________ .. ______ ._
Puerperalsepticemia ____ .. ____ .• __ .... ______________ - __ .... ___
Other puerJleral causes __ . ______________ .. ______ : ________ .. _____
Cqngenitaldebilit~!!_ndmalformations--------------------------

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7. 0

1~:~

li:g

11. 1
3. 3
10.2
14.5
26.5
124.3,
8.0
9.8
5.8
82.1
17.1
7.1
82.9
150.6
16.2
137.8
1!.9
6v.8
12.8
11.3
12.3
105.6
6.7
9.6
77.S
91. 3
1~.2

Iv. 2
245.8
1,404.3

1::~

14. 3

4. 2
10.5
16.6
17.3
129.4
8.a
9.5
5.9
82.0
17.0
9.2
84.4
153.8
16.4
150.5
12: 3
64.3
12.6
11.6
11.4
107.9
6.9
9.8
76.0
95.9
13.4
18. 2
239.5

1~:~

10. 8
3. 0
16.9
13.9
300.8
133.2
7.3
9.5
5.1
SO. 3
15.9
9.9
81. 2
153.3
15.7
286.2
12. ~
58. I
12.2
11.5
9.6
97.5
6.5
15.8
77.9
89.0
12.2
19. 2
227.1

~:~

3. 9
2. 8
5.5
14.7
98.8
111.3
6.1
8.3
4.6
SO. 5
14.9
6.5
78.6
131.0
12.8
123.6
10.4
44.2
n.8

~:~

7.9
88.1
5.8
11. 2

8. 8
4.6
12.5
15.3
71.0
100.8
5.6
7.8
4.9
83.4
16.1
6.0
81. 9
141.9
13.3
137.3
11.5
44.0
13.4
10.6
7.1
89.4
6.6
12.6

79. v
11.4
18. 3
205.2

/8. v
10.2
17. 7
211.9

10.4

66.~

~9.~

8<!
>
t'f

U1

1-3

>
1-3
tii
l-3

H

@

1,425.5 \ 1,809.1 \ 1,287.4\- 1,306.0

1 Exclusive of stillbirths.
2 Exclusive of Hawaii.
3 Includes acute milirary tuberculosis.
NOTE.-ccTuberculosis of the lungs," "other forms of tuberculosis," and "'Violent deaths (suicide excepted)" for 1900 ha'Ve been classified according to the second reYision 0:[
Causes of Death in 1910, in order that the numbers and rates for these causes may be comparable with those for th,e other years shown. The populations used in computing the rates
for 1910 to 1920 are estimated by the arithmetica~ method, based on the Federal censuses of 1910 and 1920.

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1922

77

VITAL STATISTICS.

No. 53.-DEATHS: 1

NUMBER AND RA'l'E PER 100,000 POPULATION, IN THE REGISTRA'l'ION AREA,2 BY IMPOR'rANT OAUSES.

[Sourco: RfJports of the Bureau of the Census,

Dep!u~tmellt of

Commerce.]

NUMBER O}<' DEA'rHS.

L918

1,541
3,6'19
2,419
5,421

2,340
963
9S,194
54,584
4,139
11,775

2 544
8;806
2,480
13,728
11 280
477;467
2,600
2,765
122,040
65,340
4 160
12; 927

42,757 57,170
85,489 111,152
12,620 11,682
8 691
8436
54;266 40;099
8,397
6,128
6,678
7,577
7,485
8,439
53,330 70,500
3,892
4,214
Ii, 563
6,02.3

68,787
138,325
12,783
10,391
47,753
9,912
9,350
780S
79;343
5,250
12,927

70022
124; 901

47,38(1., (il,751
8590 11,216
3; 190
4,670

2/1 287 45,416 51,406
( J)
12,462
7 681
[5';,790 128,757 134; 747

~~~~~!~~. :~l~ ~.!:~~:~:)~~~i~~ ::~:::::::::: 1~, ~~l

Measles ...................•......•..•..
SCUl'let fever ...........................
WhoOEing cough ................•..•..
DiNht.lcrift ............................
In uenza and pneumonia (all forms) 3 ••
Erysipelas ..........................•..
Meningococcus meningitis •.. "__ ....•..
'l'nherculosis ~ll forms) ................
Cnncer unci ot er malignant tumors .•..
Rheuml,tism ... , ......................
Diabctes lllellitus ........ : ......•...•..
Cerehral h9morrhage !1I'!d softening,
thromboSIS, [Iud embol1sm ...........
m':ellses of tho heart .............••••.•
Bronchitis ~ ............... " .......... ,
Other diseases, reRpiratory system .....
Diarrhea and enteritis (ullder 2 years) 5.
Ap]wndicltis and typhlitis .............
Hernia, intmtinal oostructioll •.•.•••..
Cirrhosis of the liver •......... " •...•..
Nephritis ..............................
Puerperal septicemia ...........•...•.•
other pncrporal causes ..•.•.......••.•
Congenital malformations and disem:cs
of early infancy .....................
SlliC'ide .... '............................
Honlieirlo ..............................
Accidental and unspecified external
causes ............................•..
Unlmown or ill·defined diseases .....•..
All other causes ........................

1919

1915

1910

1900

Canse of death.

-

3;865
3 135
3; 719
13,314
62,544
1,574
1 785
62;090
19,381
2,931
2,906
23,237
40,031
14,059
9,260
33,479
2,987
3,746
3,970
27,377
1,769
2,337
(6)

3,5:H
058

12,673
1,167
6,598

1920

1921

---- ---- - - -----8,007
7,860
10,210
8,332

~'~~g

1l~ 521
87,298
2,4<12
220
8B,309
41,039
4,004
8,040

16~;g6!

~, r~g

7:712
4,004
10,968
1'3 395
182; 205
2,721
1,426
99,916
72,931
4,287
14,062

3 229
3;790
4,718
8,070
15,683
88,456
2,501
1,296
88,135
76,274
4 274
14; 933

37;635
10,029
8853
6'704
75;005
4,950
9,538

75,572
139,410
11,609
10,120
3S,514
11,702
9,314
6,241
78,192
5,HOO
10,976

75,438
139,264
8,014
8,730
37,192
12,809
9,509
6,598
75,696
6,057
8,970

75,032
9,037
5,508

6R,l00
9,732
6,386

7·1-,210
8,959
6,205

7<1,791
11,131l
7,545

66,904
15, G47
I5!),363

61,268
15,603
1-18,657

62,402
15,505
154,16\)

60,8!l6
14,18!
155,814

3,275
3,296

~,~~

12' 551
189;326
2,186
1,558
106,985
68,551
3,907
12,683

19,~~~

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

All causes ....................... [J3n,939 805,412 909,155 1,471,367 1,096,·j 313 1,142,558 1,032,009
DEATH RATE PER 100,000 P'OPULATION.

~~r~~.?~~l.~~~. ~~:~.t::::l.0.i~1. :~~::: :::::::

:Measlcs.................................
Scarlet fevol' ...........................
Whooping cough ......................
Dinhtlwl'ia ............................
IllilllenZ!1 und pn(Julllonin (1011 forms) 8..
Erysipelas .............................
Meningococcus meningitis .....•....•.•
Tuberculosis (all forms) ............•.•
Cancel' and other malignant; tlllllOrs ...
H.hetllllatislll ..........................
Dia.hetes :mellitns......................
()erebml l1~nu,orrhl1ge at!d softening,
thrombOSIS, and CIubolIsm ....... , .••
Diseases of the heart. " ....•...........
Bronchitis 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other diseasos, l'csJ;lirntory system •.•..
Diarrhea and en1.entis (under 2 ycar~) u.
Appcndicitis and typhlitis .............
Hemia. intestinal oDstrnction ....•....
Cirrhosis the liver ...................
Nephritis (aellte amI chronic) .........
Puerperal septicemia ..................
Other puerperal causes ................
CongcmLallllalformations and diseases
of early infancy ......................

01'

Suicido ................................

Honlicido ..............................
Accidontal and unspecified external
canses ...............................
Unknown or ill·defined diseases ........
All other causes .......................

35.9
7.9
12.5
10.2
12.1
43.3
203.4
5.1
5.8
201.9
ll3.0
9.5
9.7

23.5
2.2
12.3
11.6
11.4
21.·1
162.2
·1.5
.4
160.3
7ll.2
7.5

75.5
132.1
45.7
30.0
108.8
9.7
12.2
12.9
89. ()
5.7
7.6

79.5
158.8
23.4
16.1

a Excludes

9.2
3.8
3.9
2.S
5.5
14.7
222.3
2.6
1.8
125.6
80.5
'1.6
11.9

7.8
3.6
8.8
4.6
12.5
15.3
208.3
3.1
1.6
114.2
88.4
4.9
16.1

9.0
3.6
4.3
5.3
9.1
17.7
99.7
2.8
1.5
99.4
86.0
4.9
16.8

11.4
12.4
13.9
9\).0
7.2
8.5

85.3
165.7
17.4
12.6
59.8
12.5
11.3
12.6
105.1
6.3
9.0

&1.6
170.
15.7
12.8
58.7
12.2
11. 5
9.6
97.6
6.5
15.8

82.1
1<16.7
12.8
10.5
44.2
11.8
10.4
7.9
88.1
5.8
11. 2

86.4
159.4
13.3
11.5
44.0
13.4
10.6
7.1
89.4
6.6
12.6

85.1
157.1
9.0
9.8
41.9
14.4
10.7
7.4
85.4
6.8
10.1

88.1
16.
5.9

92.1
16.7
7.0

92.3
12.2
6.8

79.9
11. 4
7.5

84.9
10.2

7.1

84.4
12.6
8.5

84.4
23.1
239.2

76.6
11.4
200.8

82.3
10.2
195.9

71. 9
18.3
174.5

71. 4
17.7
176.2

68.7
16.()
175.7

1,809.1

1,287.4

1,306.0

1,163.9

IOO.8

°

11. 5
2.1
79.0

(6)

512.9

°

° - - - ---° ---- ---- ---- - - 1,496.2 1,355.

IExclusivc of stillbirths.
Exclusive of Hawaii.
capillary bronchitis from 1900 to 1920.

2

12.6
3.1
10.8
3.0
16.9
13.9
587.0
3.2
3.4
l[JO.O
80.3
5.1
15.9

1·:1.9

(0)

All causes ....................... 11, 755.

12.4
2.3
5.4
3.6
8.1
15.7
149.1
3.5
1.4
146.3
81.4
6.2
17.5

4 Includes

capillary bron"chitis from 1900 to 1920.
the duodenum from 1900 to 1920.

5 Includes ulcer of
6 Not comparable.

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