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THE AGE SELECTION OF MORTALITY FROM TUBERCULOSIS IN SUCCESSIVE DECADES1

THE AGE SELECTION OF MORTALITY FROM TUBERCULOSIS IN SUCCESSIVE DECADES1 American Journal of Epidemiology Vol. 141, No. 1 Copyright © 1995 by The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health Printed in U.S.A. All rights reserved HISTORICAL PAPER THE AGE SELECTION OF MORTALITY FROM TUBERCULOSIS IN SUCCESSIVE DECADES1 B T WADE HAMPTON FROST »• • (Received for publication June 15th, 1939) As we pass along the age-scale from tinuous movement either upward or infancy through childhood, to early adult downward. This is such a familiar fact life, and on to old age, the curve of that we are apt to take it for granted; mortality from tuberculosis shows a con- to dismiss it as characteristic of the dis- 1 From the Department of Epidemiology, pneumonia—fatal chiefly at the extremes of life, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The non-fatal in the more vigorous ages. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. "In table 2 I have set up the mortality rates 1 This material was assembled by Dr. Frost in in a different way, in order to show, through 1936 and presented before the Southern Branch successive ages, the mortality of the 'cohorts' of of the American Public Health Association. At persons who were aged 0-9 years La 1880, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Epidemiology Oxford University Press

THE AGE SELECTION OF MORTALITY FROM TUBERCULOSIS IN SUCCESSIVE DECADES1

American Journal of Epidemiology , Volume 141 (1) – Jan 1, 1995

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American Journal of Epidemiology Vol. 141, No. 1 Copyright © 1995 by The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health Printed in U.S.A. All rights reserved HISTORICAL PAPER THE AGE SELECTION OF MORTALITY FROM TUBERCULOSIS IN SUCCESSIVE DECADES1 B T WADE HAMPTON FROST »• • (Received for publication June 15th, 1939) As we pass along the age-scale from tinuous movement either upward or infancy through childhood, to early adult downward. This is such a familiar fact life, and on to old age, the curve of that we are apt to take it for granted; mortality from tuberculosis shows a con- to dismiss it as characteristic of the dis- 1 From the Department of Epidemiology, pneumonia—fatal chiefly at the extremes of life, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The non-fatal in the more vigorous ages. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. "In table 2 I have set up the mortality rates 1 This material was assembled by Dr. Frost in in a different way, in order to show, through 1936 and presented before the Southern Branch successive ages, the mortality of the 'cohorts' of of the American Public Health Association. At persons who were aged 0-9 years La 1880,

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Published: Jan 1, 1995

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