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JAMA. 1944;124(8):522. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850080050019.
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Public Health Service Releases Annual Report  The provisional general mortality figure for the first six months of 1943 was 11.0 per thousand of population in the United States, about 3.8 per cent higher than for the corresponding period in 1942, according to the annual report of Surg. Gen. Thomas Parran of the U. S. Public Health Service. The provisional general death rate of 10.4 per thousand of population for the year 1942 was the lowest on record, as also were provisional infant and maternal mortality rates of 40.8 and 2.7 respectively per thousand live births. The mortality from all accidents in 1942 was 68.8 per hundred thousand of population, or approximately 7 per cent lower than in 1941, and the rate for automobile accidents in 1942 was 20.1 per hundred thousand of population, or about 30 per cent less than in 1941. Lower provisional mortality rates were recorded in 1942


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