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September 14, 1907

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY MEDICAL STATISTICS.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(11):946. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530110058008

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Abstract

The supplement to the annual report of the Surgeon General of the Army for 1907, a copy of which is just received, contains international military medical statistics for 1906. The tables are those agreed on at the meeting of the International Commission for the Unification of Military Medical Statistics of Armies, held at Budapest in 1894, and modified by the last meeting held at Madrid in 1903. They are calculated for the United States Army proper, white and colored, and include enlisted men only. A comparison is made of the morbidity and mortality statistics of the army by countries, by arms of service and by seasons, and a statement is also made of the number and ratios of certain special diseases which were agreed on by the International Commission. It appears that the highest admission and death rates occurred in the Philippines Division. The lowest admission rate in Alaska, the

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