Expectations of Life : a Study in the Demography, Statistics, and History of World Mortality / by H.O. Lancaster.

Published
  • New York, NY : Springer New York 1990
Physical description
1 online resource (xv, 605 pages)
ISBN
  • 9781461210030
  • 1461210038
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-595) and indexes.
Contents
  • 1 Mortality and the Evolution of Society -- 2 Identification and Classification of Diseases -- 3 Measurement of Mortality -- 4 Dynamics of Population Growth -- 5 Infectious Diseases -- 6 Intestinal Infectious Diseases -- 7 Tuberculosis -- 8 Zoonotic Bacterial Diseases -- 9 Other Bacterial Diseases -- 10 Diseases due to Viruses and Chlamydias -- 11 Viral Diseases Accompanied by Exanthem -- 12 Arthropod-borne Viral Diseases -- 13 Miscellaneous Diseases due to Viruses and Chlamydias -- 14 Rickettsioses -- 15 Malaria -- 16 Other Arthropod-borne Diseases -- 17 Syphilis and Other Venereal Diseases -- 18 Other Spirochetal Diseases and the Mycoses -- 19 Helminthiases -- 20 Neoplastic Diseases -- 21 Endocrine Diseases -- 22 Food, Malnutrition, Avitaminoses, and Famine -- 23 Diseases of the Blood and Blood-forming Organs -- 24 Disorders and Diseases of the Nervous System -- 25 Cardiovascular Diseases -- 26 Respiratory Diseases -- 27 Digestive Diseases -- 28 Genitourinary Diseases -- 29 Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium -- 30 Diseases of the Skin and Supporting Tissue -- 31 Congenital Anomalies and Human Genetics -- 32 Perinatal and Infant Mortality -- 33 War -- 34 Injury and Poisoning -- 35 Child and Early Adult Mortality -- 36 Mortality by Age and Sex: The Adult Ages -- 37 The British Isles -- 38 Continental Europe -- 39 Norden -- 40 Asia -- 41 Oceania -- 42 America: Beginnings and Development -- 43 Latin America -- 44 Africa -- 45 The Role of Therapy in the Decline of Mortality -- 46 Hygiene and Ecology -- 47 Subpopulations and Classes -- 48 Changes in Mortality by Disease -- Epilogue -- Indices.
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Genre
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Destined to become a classic epidemiological study, EXPECTA- TIONS OF LIFE surveys world mortality, describing and ex- plaining the declines of mortality which have become especi- ally evident in this century.

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University of Bradford: J B Priestley Library - Floor 1 910.1616 LAN
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University of Oxford Libraries: History of Medicine Library: LCC Main Library HB1322.3 LAN 1990
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