Deaths

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A Levels Sociology (Family and Households) Mind Map on Deaths, created by dottydiva96 on 12/30/2013.
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Deaths
1 Death rate - the number of deaths per thousand of the population per year
2 Death rate has fallen since 1900
3 10, 700 deaths per mil in 2012
3.1 46, 000 deaths per mil in 1901
4 In 1900, over 50% of deaths occurred in age of 45. By 2007, just 4% of deaths occurred in the under 45 group.
5 Reasons for decline in death rate
5.1 Infectious disease decrease
5.1.1 Vaccinations
5.2 McKeown - Improved nutrition
5.2.1 Doesn't explain why females lived longest but got less food
5.2.2 Doesn't explain why infectious diseases rose at a time of good nutrition
5.3 Medical improvements
5.3.1 NHS in 1949
5.4 Public health measures and environmental improvements
5.4.1 Clean Air Acts
5.4.2 Council housing
5.4.3 Law against spitting
5.5 Social changes
5.5.1 Decline in more dangerous occupations (mining)
5.5.2 Higher incomes = healthier lifestyle
6 Life expectancy
6.1 Increasing about 2 years per decade
6.2 How long on average a person born in a given year can expect to live
6.3 Women generally live longer than men (gap is closing)
6.4 North South divide
6.5 Men in unskilled jobs 3x more likely to die before 65 than professional men
7 Ageing population
7.1 Fewer young people and more old people
7.2 Result of
7.2.1 Increasing life expectancy
7.2.2 Declining IMR
7.2.3 Declining fertility
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