BakS, Susan P. Baker Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Box 031] Statistics Files . — c.1837; 1964; 1967-1972; 1974-1986; 1988-1989; 1991-1993; undated.. — 1 box
Creator: Baker, Susan
Materials include primarily graphs, tables, news clippings, newsletters, and reports, as listed below.
Tables & graphs (printouts, hand written, & published) are on many topics: standardized death rates by race & sex, 1950-2010, along with correspondence from the Census Bureau asking for Baker’s views on future mortality trends, 1989; death rates for accidents by cause, age, race, and sex, from the U. S. Department of Health Education and Welfare; deaths from each cause by 5-year age groups, race, and sex, 1976; death rate per 100,000 for homicide by race, sex, and age in Maryland, 1940-1982; mortality rates from leading causes by age and race for Baltimore, 1967; mortality from accidents among women; number of single-listed diagnoses for inpatients discharged from short-stay nonfederal hospitals, by ICD-9-CM code, sex, age, and race of patient and geographic region of hospital, U. S. There are also statistics on poisoning; truck accident fatalities; NCHS estimates of injuries from motor vehicle crashes; lung cancer deaths; driver blood alcohol levels; deaths from nontransport accidents by location, race, and sex; and traffic accidents in Baltimore, 1970.
Other materials include a journal article on mortality trends for leading causes of death in the U. S., 1950-1969; Accident Facts (newsletter); Traffic Accident Facts (newsletter); National Safety Council Bulletin; an article on the use of medical statistics, c.1837; Correspondence with NCHS on the Health Interview Survey questionnaire, 1969; News Clippings (copies) on the topics of traffic fatality & suicide; newsletters and reports by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, National Center for Health Statistics, and Maryland Vital Statistics; and a catalog of publications of the NCHS, 1980.