The sanitary state of Dublin
Citation:Mapother, E. D. 'The sanitary state of Dublin'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. IV Part XXVII, 1864, pp62-76
In this paper, for the incompleteness of which I shall at once apologize, I propose to sketch briefly, and as far as my observations have extended, the sanitary state of our city, being convinced that much disease, and many consequent deaths, are avoidable by improvements which may be very readily attained. It is very generally believed that the healths of towns, especially as evidenced by the death-rate, which may be well called the barometer of public health, must be always inferior to that of rural districts; but of late years, owing partly to an admirable system of inspection, and consequent improvements in the former, and partly to ignorance or inattention to sanitary matters in the latter, their conditions are becoming equalized.
Publisher:Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Series/Report no:Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. IV Part XXVII 1864
Description:Read Wednesday, 10th February, 1864.