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JAMA 100 Years Ago
June 8, 2011

A Preliminary Report on the Mortality of Cancer in the United States, as Given by the Census of 1910

JAMA. 2011;305(22):2359. doi:10.1001/jama.2011.737


To the Editor:—Bulletin 8, Mortality Statistics, 1909, Bureau of the Census, just issued, gives valuable information regarding the mortality from cancer in the registration areas of the United States. This list includes eighteen states in registration areas and fifty-four cities in non-registration states with an estimated population in 1909 of 48,776,893, being 53 per cent. of the estimated population of the United States.