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Expectations of Life: A Study in the Demography, Statistics, and History of World Mortality / Edition 1

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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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461269809
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 605
  • Sales rank: 1,349,604
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Table of 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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