Annual Report on the Vital Statistics of Massachusetts: Births, Marriages, Divorces and Deaths..., Volume 60

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State Printers, 1902 - Massachusetts
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Statistics of divorce are included beginning with 1882.

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Page 170 - Adultery. 2. Impotency. 3. Sentence to imprisonment at hard labor for five years or more. 4. Desertion for three consecutive years next prior to the filing of the libel. 5. Separation without consent, and union with a religious sect or society holding the relation of husband and wife unlawful.
Page 236 - Whenever a medical examiner has notice that there has been found, or is lying within his county, the dead body of a person who is supposed to have come to his death by violence, he shall forthwith repair to the place where such body...
Page 206 - ... presents the ratio of deaths at certain ages, as compared with the total number, for a period of twenty years.
Page 161 - ... and was greater than that of any previous year since the beginning of registration. The number of children born of mixed parentage was...
Page 142 - In Table 2 are presented the population, the number of births, marriages and deaths, the excess of births over deaths, the birth, marriage and death rates...
Page 202 - The most important feature of the results presented is found in the decrease of the general death-rate in the registration area of 1-8 per 1,000 of population, — a decrease of nearly 10 per cent. ; and the decrease in the rates from the particular diseases to which the general increase is due. The effect of the advances made in medical science and in sanitation and in the preventive and restrictive measures enforced by the health authorities is still more...
Page 236 - ... volume, with indexes thereto ; he shall prepare or cause to be prepared from the said returns such tabular results as will render them of practical utility, and shall make report thereof annually to the general court in connection with the report of the registry and return of births, marriages and deaths required by section fifteen of chapter thirty-two of the Public Statutes.
Page 202 - The effect of the advances made in medical science and sanitation, and in the preventive and restrictive measures enforced by the health authorities, is still more strikingly shown in the comparative rate for the registration, cities of the country taken together.

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