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General Death Rate of Northern and Western Cities, and Newark, 1871-1890

General Death Rate of Northern and Western Cities, and Newark, 1871-1890 (Rate per 1,000 population)

Year Northern and Western Cities Newark Percent in Excess (less) of Northern and Western Cities
187123.7 24.4 3
1872 28.7 24.4 18
1873 25.7 32.9 28
1874 23.7 28.7 2
1875 24.7 27.8 13
1876 24.0 30.0 25
1877 21.2 26.4 25
1878 20.2 24.3 20
1879 20.3 23.4 20
1880 22.0 18.7 (15)
1881 24.9 20.7 (17)
1882 24.6 27.4 11
1883 22.2 23.8 7
1884 21.9 22.5 3
1885 21.6 24.4 13
1886 21.4 23.1 8
1887 22.3 22.8 2
1888 22.0 24.4 11
1889 20.9 24.2 16
1890 21.5 27.2 27

SOURCE: Frederick L. Hoffman, "The General Death Rate of Large American Cities, 1871-1904," Publications of the American Statistical Association 10, n.s., no. 73 (March 1906):5, 49.