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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1884
([1884])

Consolidated report of sick and wounded in the United States Indian service for the year ending June 30, 1884,   pp. 338-339-347 PDF (3.5 MB)


Page 347

347 
MEDICAL     STATISTICS. 
Aggregate of foregoing table-Continued. 
CLASS V.-VIOLENT DIS-           Drowning ................     8   Incised
wound ............  345 
EASES AND DEATHS.             Sprains-..................327    Lacerated
wound.........190 
Dislocation ...............   21  Punctured wound----------84 
Order 1.-WOUNDs, NJURIES,       Frost-bite.................104  Poisoning......-..........
  51 
AND ACCIDENTS.            Simple fracture (not gun-         Other diseases
of this order  1 
shot) ...................  83 
Burns and scalds......... 490   Compound    fracture  (not        Order 2.-HOMICIDE........
   6 
Bruises.......... ... ...   602    gunshot) ................   4 
Concussion of the brain...     5  Gunshot wound...........44      Order 3.-SUICIDE-........-2
GRAND TOTALS. 
Remaining under treatment from last year .....................................................
 2, 229 
Taken sick and wounded during year: males, 39,424; females, 31,529 ...........................70,
953 
Recovered: males, 38,412; females, 30,556 ......................................................
68, 968 
Deaths: males over 5 years, 610; under 5 years, 546* ............................................
1, 56 
Deaths: females over 5 years, 211; under 5 years, 219* ..........................................
 430 
Births: Indians, 1,535; half-breeds, 145; white, 31*.............................................
 1,712 
Births: males, 919; females, 793 ...............................................................
1,712 
Vaccinated: successfully, 601; unsuccessfully, 85..............................................686
Remaining under treatment June 30 ...........................................................
 2, 688 
* This table shows only births and deaths reported by agency physicians.
For births and deaths as 
reported by agents, including agencies where there are no physicians, see
table, pages 284 to 302. 


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