Death registration and mortality trends in Australia 1856–1906

  title={Death registration and mortality trends in Australia 1856–1906},
  author={de Looper and Michel Willem},
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The Second Convict Age: Explaining the Return of Mass Imprisonment in Australia
Constructing a new series of incarceration rates from 1860 to 2018, I find that Australia now incarcerates a greater share of the adult population than at any point since the late nineteenth century.
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The most promising approaches to improve the lived environment for all are multilevel and focus on policy change, with participation from actors in multiple sectors, as well as the broader social determinants of health and the inherent drawbacks of modern urban living.
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ABSTRACT Two corollaries of the rapid growth of Sydney, New South Wales, during the nineteenth century were degradation of the water supply and inadequate sanitation. Reform was slow to arrive: a new
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In the early decades of the twentieth century, Australia was a leader in the Epidemiologic Transition, but had lost this advantage by 1950, and differentials by state/territory, indigeneity and socio-economic factors identify the leaders and laggards in the transition.


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Until recent times most deaths were caused by infectious diseases, degenerative diseases, or violence. Let us ignore violent deaths, as they can occur at any age. Infectious diseases are a threat
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The series of cause of death statistics for England and Wales published by the General Register Office between 1837 and 1920 are a fundamental source for historians studying death and disease in this
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The question remains whether the beginning and end of the epidemiologic transition should be based on trends in all cause mortality or on changes in cause of death patterns, and it is essential to investigate the historical changes in mortality much more thoroughly than has hitherto been done.
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