Public Health in Oregon: Discovering Historical Data



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A public health survey by Ross C. B. Thornton for Multnomah, Oregon in 1931. Includes information regarding geographical location; history of the settlement; vital statistics; industry; revenue; civic and health organizations; water, milk, foodstuffs, sewage, and garbage control; vital statistics; control of communicable and venereal disease; control of public-use spaces; and general sanitation.


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Oregon; Oregon--Multnomah County; Health Surveys; Vital Statistics; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Sanitation; Water-supply; Food adulteration and inspection; Death Certificates; Public Health Nursing; Sanitary engineering; Research Report


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Data consists of average census statistics: age; marriage status; nativity; industry; length of residence; diseases; family physician; home sanitation; economic status; milk and water supply; and condition of home. Extensive descriptive data included.

Public Health Survey, Multnomah, Oregon, 1931

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