Essays Tagged: "Mortality rate"

Ebola, its transimission, symptoms, signs, treatment, history, research, etc.

Ebola hemorrahagic fever is a 20 year old virus that, with a mortality rate of 50% to 90%, is one of the world's deadliest viruses. Its causative organism is cal ... August of 1995 there was a major outbreak in and around Kikwit, Zaire. In this outbreak there was a mortality rate of 77%, with 315 cases and 244 deaths. In May of 1995 the city was put under quaranti ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Viruses, Ebola

EbolaWith a ninety percent mortality rate, high mutation capability, and opportunities for genetic re-assortment Ebola Zaire is ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Poisonous snakes

tion.Rattlesnake - 2 to 6 ft. long, throughout W. Hemisphere. Rapid onset of severe pain, swelling; mortality low, but amputation of affected digits is sometimes necessary; antivenom. Mojave rattler m ... 5 ft. long, wetlands of southern U.S. from Virginia to Texas. Rapid onset of severe pain, swelling; mortality low, but tissue destruction can be extensive; antivenom.Copperhead - less than 4 ft. long, ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is a paper that I wrote for my health class. I was assigned the topic of smallpox. I did very well on this 5 page paper.

The West and accounted for a substantial proportion of deaths, especially among town dwellers. The mortality rate varied regionally, with 10% in Europe and 90% in America. During the 20th Century, th ... e first time a milder form of smallpox called variola minor or alas trim. It had a consistently low mortality rate of the order of 1%. This disease was endemic in Britain until 1935. Still more recent ...

(5 pages) 113 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Native Americans and Alcoholism.

degree. "Alcohol affects Native Americans disproportionately; the 1992-1994 age-adjusted alcoholism mortality rate for Native Americans is approximately 6 times the 1993 rate for the US population as ...

(8 pages) 237 2 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The following essay will introduce you to pros and cons of drinking.

who have risks for heart disease. Adults who drink moderately (about one drink a day) have a lower mortality rate than their non-drinking peers, their risk for untimely death increases with heavier d ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Anorexia and Bulemia

n characteristics of anorexia nervosa. This eating disorder is potentially life threatening and has mortality rate of 20% over time (Carson,2002). A person suffering from this disorder is terrified of ...

(2 pages) 75 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Paper on Suicide/Suicide Prevention

icide, the warning signs, whose most at risk, and how to help prevent suicide; perhaps, the suicide mortality rate will decrease in the United States.The need for suicide prevention should be quite ob ... as able to find for the suicide rates of my home state New York, was according to the Morbidity and Mortality weekly report (1997); which, says that between the years of 1990-1994 there was 7,551 deat ...

(5 pages) 114 4 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Avian Flu and the Food Service Industry: Implications and Assessment.

th care professionals however have a lot of concerns about Avian Flu since it has an extremely high mortality rate and the fact that there is no vaccine for the virus in addition to developing a resis ...

(8 pages) 72 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Why Didn't Slavery Catch on in Early Virginia?

ry. These things are: a feverish economic boom that causes a huge demand for labor and an appalling mortality rate that made a society insensitive to life and death. According to this it would seem th ... than slaves. But indentured servants were only at your service for 7 years. In a society where the mortality rate was still at about 80 percent until about the 1650's this was a better deal than payi ...

(2 pages) 637 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Bioterrorist attacks in the United States

of the following characteristics: it can be easily spread from person to person, it can cause high mortality rate, it can cause public panic and fear, or it can require special action for public heal ...

(6 pages) 53 1 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


eir demographics change radically. During preindustrial stages the birth rate is high due to a high mortality rate. As the country develops, the birth rate drops, as does the death rate. When industri ... ntry develops, the birth rate drops, as does the death rate. When industrialization begins both the mortality rate, because of healthier conditions and medical technology, and the birth rate, due to h ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Hypothesis Testing

ironmental factors. In this study, the researchers examine the numbers of suicide death on the U.S. Mortality Report from 1998 to 2005" (CDC, 2004). The hypothesis suggested if the yearly mean number ... se it was below the upper critical value, nor could the researchers support the claim that the mean mortality rate of suicide has increased. This report shall describe A-Team's selection. The report s ...

(5 pages) 181 0 3.5 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Major Baseball League Steroid Policy

iet and exercise.The use of steroids has its price. Side effects are usually shown with a permanent mortality rate. High blood pressure, liver breakdown, cancer, tumors, shrinking of testicles, lack o ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs


2010 is estimated at approximately 28,809 million, with a birth rate of 29.9 per thousand and a low mortality rate of 4.7 per thousand. Today the estimated population is 23,542,649 with a growth rate ... n the state of Bolivar, has the most important mineral reserves, has a population of 1,300,000. The mortality rate is at 26.17 per thousand and a birth rate of 21.09 per thousand. In spite of its grow ...

(3 pages) 9 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Colonial America: New England and the Chesapeake Bay

an unbalanced ratio of men to women resulted in a poor family structure, and also led to an average mortality rate that vastly surpassed the average birthrate. The settlers also lacked a proper work e ...

(5 pages) 32 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Asia, Nepal

es consisting of 5.8 people per family, children born were put to work in the fields. Fertility and mortality rate according to estimates made by the Central Bureau of Statistics is the crude birthrat ...

(7 pages) 21 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


re malaria, sleeping sickness and tuberculosis-Doctors per capita 0.02/1000 (i.e. 1/50,000)-Under 5 mortality rate 165/1000 childrenEconomy:Tanzania is one of the 10 poorest countries in the world, wi ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers


e are multiple methods of measuring an individual’s health. These include, but not limited to, mortality, morbidity, disability, and vitality. (Berger, 498).Mortality is a measure of health that ... s per 1000 in 1900 has improved to 8.2 per 1000 people in 2005. (Infoplease, 2008). This decline in mortality rates shows an increase of people’s good health over the last century.Morbidity is a ...

(2 pages) 20 1 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Johnson & Johnson Diversity Plan

hout gloves, sterile equipment and used unclean cotton from textile mills to pack the wounds so the mortality rate for surgical patients was very high. One of the first products Johnson & Johnson ... ; Johnson developed was ready to use surgical dressings which to led to large reduction in surgical mortality rates. Johnson & Johnson continued developing and expanding their product line and the ...

(7 pages) 114 0 4.7 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies