Reasons for the Decline of Mortality in England and Wales during the Nineteenth Century

Five diseases or disease groups accounted for almost the whole of the reduction in mortality between 1851-60 and 1891-1900: tuberculosis (all forms), 47.2 per cent; typhus, enteric fever and simple continued fever, 22.9 per cent; scarlet fever, 20.3 per cent; diarrhoea, dysentery and cholera, 8.9 pe...

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Published in:Population Studies, Vol. 16, No. 2 (1962), p. 94-122
Main Author: McKeown, Thomas
Other Involved Persons: Record, R. G.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:0032-4728
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.2307/2173119
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