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Report of the Dept. of Health of the City of Chicago (Paperback) Loot Price: R320
Discovery Miles 3 200
Report of the Dept. of Health of the City of Chicago (Paperback): Chicago Dept of Health
Report of the Dept. of Health of the City of Chicago (Paperback): Chicago Dept of Health

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Report of the Dept. of Health of the City of Chicago (Paperback)

Chicago Dept of Health

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 Excerpt: ...from the Civic Federation of Chicago, which put the telling poster, "Don't Kill Your Baby," on walls and fences in the densely populated wards. This poster, telling what the baby should and should not be fed, had a remarkable fascination for everyone who saw it, and the good it did is inestimable. GRAPHIC STOOV OF THE RELATION Between SUMMER MORTALITY AttOrtG CHILDREN DENSITY Of POPULATION Ad NATIVITY Tr)- CCOtfa Section o/ttja Aiaqrarr) shows the. baby death, rota under 2 years, o/ aqa frorr, trje diarrheal diseases during the three suroroer months a/1909, by city Ward, death rates computed on child population under Zyrv Tr nqht hand section o/ the diagrarn shows the density a/ populat ion-nurnber o/ persona to each acre--/or the City ward aod the degree o/ shading indicates the general sanitary conditions o/ these wards as /ollows--G" ri - i i Brri The tt/t band section o/ the diagram k-j th- proportion / /oreign boro population lO eacb Ward-by important nationalities as /'ollows Slavs Bi Italians E"l lmh f" J t.nwurl Smoa-w-3 OrtyFJT"H The whit portions beyond the colored sections represents the proportion o/ American born population In reviewing the work carefully, we find that a saving was accomplished; for instance, in the Twenty-ninth ward, in 1910, the deaths numbered forty in August and forty-four in September, against forty-five in August and fifty-three in September in 1909. More than that, there were 579 sick babies cared for in the Twenty-ninth ward in 1910. as compared with 308 in, 1909. It will be seen that in 1910, although there were more sick babies, there were fewer deaths in those parts of the city where the campaign was carried on. In tabulating the baby death rate by wards we find that ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Chicago Dept of Health
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 100
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-23953-3
Barcode: 9781235239533
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-23953-5

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