Essays Tagged: "death rate"


s of the greatest problems inthe United States. According to the statistics, tobacco has thehighest death rate.Smoking is a very popular habit, even though we all know thatsmoking is very dangerous. M ...

(1 pages) 69 0 3.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Normadic Herding- Sami

slightly above the average for the country in general, while there are no marked differences in the death-rate. At the same time, the average size of family is very much higher in the case of Sami, 5, ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

AIDS, "Generation x disease"

e' because itmostly affects my sex-oriented generation. It iscurrently one of the leading causes of death in theUSA and the death rate is increasing drastically! Itit the perfect virus of the ninties ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

aids and the effects on africa

ery ten people has AIDS. Some 17 million people in Africa have died representing almost 80% of AIDS deaths worldwide. This is the equivalent of the combined populations of New York City and Los Angele ... s one of the fastest growing infection rates for around. AIDSIs now South Africa's leading cause of death. By the year 2010, HIV prevalence in adults is projected to reach 25% of the total population. ...

(6 pages) 71 0 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


ves, 8 million people in the United States suffer from eating disorders , and without treatment the death rate is around 20-30% due to complications from the illness. Anorexia nervosa is an eating dis ... waste away," as you can see here in these pictures, (show woman pictures) in some cases starving to death. They may try to stop eating entirely, exercise excessively, or purge their food by vomiting o ...

(3 pages) 119 4 3.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Civil War.

ing the Civil War is a scaled down version of the north against the south. Virginia had the highest death rate and the most battles. The controversy over whether it was a southern state or a northern ... over whether it was a southern state or a northern state was a huge factor to why there was so much death in one state.The South thought slavery was permissible since they figured they were fighting f ...

(3 pages) 127 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

HIV/AIDS Research Paper

DS. Each year, there are about 40,000 new infections. In the mid-1990s, AIDS was a leading cause of death. However, newer treatments have cut the AIDS death rate significantly. In addition, in the ear ... strike people under the age of 25. Girls are hit harder and younger than boys are. Infant and child death rates have risen sharply, and 14 million children are now orphans because of the disease.Hence ...

(3 pages) 199 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Problem-solution essay on child labor

and Africa have over 90% of the children who work in the world. These places also have the highest death rate for children 10-16 years old. That isn't a coincidence due to the fact over 60% of childr ... over 60% of children who work at factories die before they earn $1,000. The major reason for these deaths is they live in poverty. Major companies (i.e. NIKE) take advantage of this by hiring childre ...

(1 pages) 77 1 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Saftey When Horseback Riding

Accidents involving livestock and pleasure animals have resulted in the injury and death of farmers, family, employees and guests on Michigan farms. Of the injuries and deaths reporte ... he injuries and deaths reported by newspapers, individuals being gored, tramples, or even mauled to death by a bull or cow are the most prevalent; however, a review of the past four years of Michigan ... w are the most prevalent; however, a review of the past four years of Michigan agricultural related deaths due to animals shows that one-half of the accidents involved horses.While determining an accu ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Causes of Societal Change In The United States

in population is likely to generate social change. The population total depends on the birth rate, death rate, and immigration patterns. In the United States the birth rate is considered low at 14.14 ... ted States the birth rate is considered low at 14.14 per thousand (Central IntelligenceAgency). The death rate is also comparatively low at 8.44 per thousand (Central Intelligence Agency). The United ...

(4 pages) 169 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Research Paper on MAAD (mothers against drunk driving)

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is an organization that was founded in 1980 due to the tragic death of a thirteen-year-old year girl in California that was killed by a repeat offender drunk driv ... shown that there has been an increase in individuals who never drink and drive. And that the annual death rate from drinking and driving have greatly decreased from 28,00 in 1980 to 16,068 in the year ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Prostate cancer

ge. Since the use of early detection tests for prostate cancer became relatively common, the death rate has dropped. However, it has not been proven that this is a direct result of screening. S ... Studies are underway to try to prove that early detection tests for prostate cancer will lower the death rate. Until that information is available, whether or not you have the test is something for y ...

(1 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Heart Disease

llion Americans suffer from heart disease and it is the number one killer of adults. Thankfully the death rate has fallen by about forty percent in the last twenty years. If you are overweight you are ...

(4 pages) 148 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Nosocomial Infections

f they delivered on the floor with the medical students, than by the ward attended by midwives. The death rate on the medical ward was 10 % while it was only 3 % on the midwife ward.When Semmelweis in ... to 9.8 from 1975 to 1995, which costs an estimated $4.5 billion and contributed to more than 88,000 deaths. These numbers increase with each passing year.It is believed that 80% of nosocomial infectio ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Population Overview and Growth in the Middle East

h the exception of Israel, which only has a 15% Muslim population), the birth rate is exceeding the death rate, and the vast wealth from minerals and oil. The dominance of fossil fuel and mineral depo ...

(4 pages) 98 0 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Comparison between the standards of living between Japan and Canada. Japan is better.

is 39 097 compared to Japan's crime rate of 2,300.77. The crime rate would also play a part in the death rate as very often these criminal activities involve weapons and result in someone being injur ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.9 Jun/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder. causes, treatment, staging, metabolism, extracellular matrix's role, angiogenesis, cell cycle, gene regulation, tumor suppressor genes, and oncogenes

INTRODUCTIONThe death rate from bladder cancer has slowly been declining over the last two decades due to improved t ... ession. Usually, such genes encode proteins that regulate cell division, direct cells to programmed death (apoptosis), and/or correct or guard against the propagation of genetic mutations. The retinob ...

(29 pages) 53 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Dinosaur Extinction.

to the dinosaurs must have affected the whole world. When the birth rate fails to keep up with the death rate, we get extinction. Paleontologists divide extinction into two types: background extincti ...

(7 pages) 46 0 4.1 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Great Leap Forward: Natural Factors and Mao's stupidity which caused this terrible event in China's history

uffered in the largest famine in human history in 1959-1961 and caused 30 million people starved to death--about to cover the number of births. It made an anomaly in the demographic model that to have ... the number of births. It made an anomaly in the demographic model that to have a sudden increase in death rate in stage 2 with a shaping decrease in population within the nation.Human Causes.Under the ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.8 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Physics of Car Crashes: Experimental Write Up

but money too. Australia spent $6.1 billion dollars as a result of motor vehicle accidents in 1993.Deaths from motor vehicle traffic accidents have declined from 27 per 100,000 population in 1973 to ... ulsory seat belt legislation has played a major role in reducing the motor vehicle traffic accident death rate. However, motor vehicle accidents remain one of the main preventable causes of death in A ...

(10 pages) 47 0 4.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics