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Infant mortality and milk stations ; Special report dealing with the problem of reducing infant mortality ; Special report of the Committee for the Reduction of Infant Mortality of the New York Milk Committee ; special report dealing with the problem of reducing infant mortality : work carried on in ten largest cities of the United States : together with details of a demonstration by public and private agencies in New York City during 1911 to determine the value of milk station work as a practical means of reducing infant mortality

Creator/Contributor:
New York Milk Committee, Committee for the Reduction of Infant Mortality., creator
Van Ingen, Philip
Taylor, Paul Emmons.
Creation Date:
1912
Place Of Origin:
New York (State)
[New York]
Publisher:
New York Milk Committee
Extent:
xi, 176 p., [33] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps, charts ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
statistics
Statistics
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Contents:
1. The Problem -- 2. The Campaign against infant mortality in New York City (prior to 1911) -- 3. The Campaign in New York City in 1911 -- 4. Results of the campaign in New York City as shown by comparative tables -- 5. Results at the milk stations of the New York Milk Committee : a statistical study of the records -- 6. Campaigns in other cities -- 7. General conclusions -- 8. The Extension of relief through milk stations -- 9. Establishment and operation of milk and health stations -- 10. Extension of milk stations' activities -- Appendix.
Subjects:
New York Milk Committee.
Infants--Mortality--New York (State)--New York
Infants--New York (State)--New York--Statistics
Milk depots--New York (State)--New York
Infants--Mortality
Infant Mortality
Milk
Government Programs
Urban Health
Notes:
"Infant mortality statistics presented in this report were prepared by Philip Van Ingen, M.D."
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group, 2007. (Open Collections Program at Harvard University. Contagion).
Electronic reproduction. Mountain View, Calif. : Google Book Search Library Project, 2008.
Attribution:
edited by Philip Van Ingen and Paul Emmons Taylor.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
WS 100 N567i 1912
Repository:
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Widener Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990019362960203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990019362960203941/catalog