Annual Report on the Vital Statistics of Massachusetts: Births, Marriages, Divorces and Deaths..., Volumen16,Parte1857

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Página 212 - SECT. 2. Parents shall give notice to the clerk of their city or town of the births and deaths of their children ; every householder shall give like notice of every birth and death happening in his house ; the eldest person next of kin shall give such notice of the death of his kindred ; the keeper of a workhouse, house of correction, prison, hospital, or almshouse...
Página 171 - By these comparisons a noble national emulation might be excited ; and rival nations would read of sickness diminished, life saved — of victories over death and the grave — with as much enthusiasm as of victories over each other's armies in the field ; and the triumph of one would not be the humiliation of the other ; for, in this contention, none would lose territory, or honor, or blood, but all would gain strength.
Página 208 - Classification is a method of generalization. Several classifications may, therefore, be used with advantage ; and the physician, the pathologist, or the jurist, each from his own point of view, may legitimately classify the diseases and the causes of death in the way that he thinks best adapted to facilitate his inquiries, and to yield general results. The medical practitioner may found his main divisions of diseases on their treatment as medical or surgical ; the pathologist, on the nature of the...
Página 208 - ... surgical; the pathologist, on the nature of the morbid action or product; the anatomist or the physiologist on the tissues and organs involved; the medical jurist, on the suddenness or the slowness of the death; and all these points well deserve attention in a statistical classification. In the eyes of national statists the most important elements are, however, brought into account in the ancient subdivision of diseases into plagues, or epidemics and endemics, into diseases of common occurrence...
Página v - ANNUAL REPORT RELATING TO THE REGISTRY AND RETURN OF BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS IN MICHIGAN FOR THE YEAR 1874. By the Superintendent of Vital Statistics, under the general direction of the Secretary of State.
Página 212 - The record of marriages shall state in separate columns, the date of the marriage, the place of the marriage, the name, residence and official station of the person by whom married, the names and...
Página 171 - States, would throw much light on the physical condition of the respective populations, and suggest to scientific and benevolent individuals in every country — and to the Governments— many ways of diminishing the sufferings, and ameliorating the health and condition of the people; for the longer life of a nation denotes more than it does in an individual — a happier life— a life more exempt from sickness and infirmity— a life of greater energy and industry, of greater experience and wisdom....
Página 212 - LIST. CLASS V. — VIOLENT DEATHS. ORDER 1. — Accident or Negligence. V. 1. — 1. Fractures and Contusions . 2. Wounds .... 3. Burns and Scalds 4. Poison 5. Drowning: .... 6. Suffocation .... 7. Otherwise* 8. "Casualty
Página 170 - English Life Table has now been framed from the necessary data, I venture to express a hope, that the facts may be collected and abstracted, from which Life; Tables for other nations can be constructed. A comparison of the duration of successive generations in England, France, Prussia, Austria, Russia, America, and other States, would throw much light on the physical condition of the respective populations, and suggest to scientific and benevolent individuals in every country...
Página 212 - Monson, and the master or other commanding officer of any ship shall give like notice of every birth and death happening among the persons under his charge. Whoever neglects to...

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