Brief comments with tables and notes in illustration of the statistical abstracts connected with the census of Malta taken in 1861

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Page 51 - Tbe mortality of males was seven per cent, higher than the mortality of females ; and it is well established that the mean duration of life in females is longer than in males. The Tables exhibit the principal diseases which lead to this result; and show that, while the two sexes are concurrently exposed to the ravages of nearly all the causes of death, their degree of liability to death from particular maladies is very various. The discrepancies may be ascribed to two sets...

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