[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.161.175.236. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
December 23, 1922

BERLIN

JAMA. 1922;79(26):2177-2178. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640260049025

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

Birth and Death Rates in Germany Before and Since the War  If we compare the birth and death rates of Germany before the war with the figures for 1920 and 1921, they will be found to be surprisingly uniform. As is brought out in an article in the Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift by the statistician of the central public health bureau, Dr. Roesle, since 1920, the year in which the effects of the war on the vital statistics ceased to be felt, the trend is much the same as it was from 1901 to 1913. The agreement is so marked that, from the reported records, one gets the impression that there must be an immediate connection between this recent period and the period before the war. Not only the birth rates but also the death rates seem to lap right on to the birth and death rates before the war. The

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×