The Vital Statistics Section was formed before the current Journal, AJPH series began. But a few articles may illustrate that as often attributed to Harry S Truman while… “There is nothing new under the sun except the history you have not read yet”, this bromide equally applies to public health themes and challenges. Relevant to Applied Health Statistics history is the 1919 Paper by C. St. Clair Drake – assuredly rings a bell as clearly today as in 1919, the lead heading tells it all… and if anything more compelling in this age of graphic interfaces, skimming,
and tweets.

The Link to the entire paper


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