Infant Mortality in the United States

@article{Woodbury1936InfantMI,
  title={Infant Mortality in the United States},
  author={R. M. Woodbury},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  year={1936},
  volume={188},
  pages={106 - 94}
}
  • R. M. Woodbury
  • Published 1936
  • Sociology
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • I NFANT mortality has often been termed one of the most sensitive indices of the healthfulness of environment. This characterization was particularly apt because infant mortality was found to vary so markedly with variations in social and economic conditions. Beginning with the year 1933 we now have, with the extension of the birth registration area to cover the entire area of continental United States (excluding Alaska) , a measure of the infant mortality rate for the entire country, for each… CONTINUE READING

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