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Demography (1982) 19 (1): 97–123.
Published: 01 February 1982
... of the shift in the age-standardized total death rate was tuberculosis for both time periods. Tu- berculosis accounted for 26.8 percent of the decline in mortality from 1870 to 1900 and 19.8 percent of the decline from 1900 to 1930. Two disease categories, small- pox and scarlet fever, played an impor- tant...
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Demography (1984) 21 (3): 271–295.
Published: 01 August 1984
... that a parish in Åland was affected by a smallpox epidemic is shown to be highly correlated with migration patterns and parish population sizes. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1984 1984 Nineteenth Century Measle Smallpox Scarlet Fever Teenth Century References...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1371–1388.
Published: 13 June 2019
... reduced maternal mortality by 24 % to 36 %, pneumonia mortality by 17 % to 32 %, and scarlet fever mortality by 52 % to 65 % from 1937 to 1943. These diseases accounted for roughly 12 % of total mortality in the pre–sulfa drug period. In Fig. 4 , we show that the regional differences documented...
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Demography (2005) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2005
... Measles 0.7 0.0 Scarlet fever 0.5 0.1 Whooping cough 0.6 0.2 Diphtheria and croup 2.3 0.1 ot All percentages are shares of total mortality. our U.S. Census Bureau's Mortality Statistics, 1900 and 1936. swept or washed down drains and into sewers that ultimately emptied back into municipal water supplies...
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Demography (2019) 56 (2): 679–706.
Published: 16 January 2019
..., such as scarlet fever, measles, pneumonia, and diarrhea. These results, as suggested, should be valid for other rural parts of the country. Table 2 presents descriptive statistics for the estimation samples. Conditional on survival to age 78, individuals died at a mean age of 86–87. This characteristic...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 119–137.
Published: 01 February 2002
... of high rates of infectious disease at young ages (e.g., scarlet fever or congenital rubella), the prevalence of blind- ness and deafness was probably higher in the general population. Disability may have been higher in the general population because the proportion of immigrants was higher in the general...
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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 429–443.
Published: 01 November 1999
... ofchange. The shapes of transition curves vary in different contexts and must be studied across their full range, temporally and spatially. APPENDIX Categories of Communicable Diseases (I) Infectious Diseases. Typhoid, Typhus, Malaria, Smallpox, Measles, Scarlet fever, Whooping cough, Mumps, Diphtheria...
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Demography (1984) 21 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 February 1984
... to die of tuberculosis. Among children and young adults, the mortality rates from both diphtheria and scarlet fever were lower for blacks than for whites. The question raised by this analysis, however, is not whether blacks had a cause structure of mortality which dif- fered from whites but rather...
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Demography (2009) 46 (4): 647–669.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of these as epidemics of childhood disease, smallpox and whooping cough in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and measles and scarlet fever in the early to mid-twentieth century. They could also cover nutritional de ciencies, whether through famine-induced lack of food or through infectious disease reducing net...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 1097–1118.
Published: 10 April 2017
... by an increase in the age marking the end of childhood mortality. Although child mortality began to drop in the late eighteenth century, the mid-nineteenth century saw a temporary setback with rising mortality from airborne infectious diseases, especially scarlet fever (Fridlizius 1989 ; Kermack et al. 2001...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1473–1498.
Published: 01 August 2021
... for pneumonia, diphtheria, syphilis, gonorrhea, scarlet fever, and other infectious diseases ( Dowling 1977 ; Levy 1992 ). 2 Penicillin's population health benefits were preceded by those of sulfa agents, the first chemotherapy developed to fight infection. 3 Jayachandran et al. (2010) found...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 273–295.
Published: 01 March 1964
... of the South. Be- fore 1910 both white and Negro farmers of the South were poor, had low stand- ards of living, little formal education, and few institutional services. Health condi- tions were also bad. Malaria, intestinal parasites, dysentery, pellagra, contagious diseases, typhoid, scarlet fever, tubercu...