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Studies on Infant Mortality

Studies on Infant Mortality J. soc. Med. (1947), 2, 73-125. Brit. BY BARNET WOOLF, M.A., Ph.D. University ofBirmingham) (From the Zoology Department, AETIOLOGY OF STILLBIRTHS AND INFANT DEATHS PART II.* SOCIAL OF ENGLAND AND WALES IN COUNTY BOROUGHS (Received April 20, 1946) 1. INTRODUCTION of this series of is to give as complete and detailed a quantita- The object papers tive account as the data allow of the way in which infant mortality and stillbirth social conditions. In the first paper (Woolf and Water- rates are influenced by house, 1945) multiple regression equations were given showing the relation between the infant mortality rate and five indices of social conditions in the county boroughs of and Wales for the eleven years 1928 to 1938 inclusive. The indices England used were: of families living more than one person per room (Census, 1931). H: Percentage U: Average monthly percentage unemployment among adult males (Ministry of Labour, " Local Unemployment Index "). of males in Social Classes IV (semi-skilled workers) and V (unskilled P: Percentage occupied workers) (Census, 1931). of females 14 and over employed in manufacture (Census, 1931). F: Percentage aged north of 500 30'. L: Degrees of latitude Thus H is an index of overcrowding, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health British Medical Journal

Studies on Infant Mortality

Studies on Infant Mortality

Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health , Volume 1 (2) – Apr 1, 1947

Abstract

J. soc. Med. (1947), 2, 73-125. Brit. BY BARNET WOOLF, M.A., Ph.D. University ofBirmingham) (From the Zoology Department, AETIOLOGY OF STILLBIRTHS AND INFANT DEATHS PART II.* SOCIAL OF ENGLAND AND WALES IN COUNTY BOROUGHS (Received April 20, 1946) 1. INTRODUCTION of this series of is to give as complete and detailed a quantita- The object papers tive account as the data allow of the way in which infant mortality and stillbirth social conditions. In the first paper (Woolf and Water- rates are influenced by house, 1945) multiple regression equations were given showing the relation between the infant mortality rate and five indices of social conditions in the county boroughs of and Wales for the eleven years 1928 to 1938 inclusive. The indices England used were: of families living more than one person per room (Census, 1931). H: Percentage U: Average monthly percentage unemployment among adult males (Ministry of Labour, " Local Unemployment Index "). of males in Social Classes IV (semi-skilled workers) and V (unskilled P: Percentage occupied workers) (Census, 1931). of females 14 and over employed in manufacture (Census, 1931). F: Percentage aged north of 500 30'. L: Degrees of latitude Thus H is an index of overcrowding,

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British Medical Journal
ISSN
0143-005X
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1470-2738
DOI
10.1136/jech.1.2.73-a
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Abstract

J. soc. Med. (1947), 2, 73-125. Brit. BY BARNET WOOLF, M.A., Ph.D. University ofBirmingham) (From the Zoology Department, AETIOLOGY OF STILLBIRTHS AND INFANT DEATHS PART II.* SOCIAL OF ENGLAND AND WALES IN COUNTY BOROUGHS (Received April 20, 1946) 1. INTRODUCTION of this series of is to give as complete and detailed a quantita- The object papers tive account as the data allow of the way in which infant mortality and stillbirth social conditions. In the first paper (Woolf and Water- rates are influenced by house, 1945) multiple regression equations were given showing the relation between the infant mortality rate and five indices of social conditions in the county boroughs of and Wales for the eleven years 1928 to 1938 inclusive. The indices England used were: of families living more than one person per room (Census, 1931). H: Percentage U: Average monthly percentage unemployment among adult males (Ministry of Labour, " Local Unemployment Index "). of males in Social Classes IV (semi-skilled workers) and V (unskilled P: Percentage occupied workers) (Census, 1931). of females 14 and over employed in manufacture (Census, 1931). F: Percentage aged north of 500 30'. L: Degrees of latitude Thus H is an index of overcrowding,

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Journal of Epidemiology & Community HealthBritish Medical Journal

Published: Apr 1, 1947

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