The following table, in a scale of 100, shows the per cent, of deaths from consumption. From this it will be seen that the Atlantic States have a much higher death rate from this disease than most of the Western States and Territories.

State.

No. of Deaths in each 100

Vermont................

26

Maine.................

25

Masschusetts............

25

New Hampshire..........

25

Rhode Island............

25

Connecticut............

20

Delaware..............

20

District of Columbia......

20

New Jersey.............

20

New York.............

20

Maryland..............

16

Michigan.............

16

Ohio................

16

Pennsylvania.........

16

Washington Territory.....

16

West Virginia..........

16

California.............

14

Indiana..............

14

Kentucky.............

14

Minnesota............

14

Wisconsin............

14

Dakota..............

12

Iowa................

12

Oregon..............

12

Tennessee............

12

Virginia.............

12

Illinois..............

11

State.

No. of Deaths in each 100.

Nebraska................

9

Missouri................

9

Montana..............

9

Colorado..............

8

Kansas...............

8

Louisiana.............

8

North Carolina.........

8

Alabama.............

6

Florida..............

6

Mississippi...........

6

Utah.................

6

Arkansas.............

5

Georgia.............

5

South Carolina.........

5

Texas...............

5

New Mexico...........

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