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APPENDIX TO TABLE Numbers 1.

State District Number Number Ratio per

examined rejected 1,000.

Maine Fourth 2,311 812 351.3

Do Fifth 2,943 991 336.7

Vermont Second 2,554 939 367.6

Massachuse Eighth 2,653 887 334.3

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Rhode First 2,728 897 328.8

Island

New York Seventeenth 2,196 638 290.5

Do Twentieth 1,517 516 340.1

Do Twenty- 2,702 755 279.4

second

Do Twenty- 3,110 1,152 370.4

fourth

Do Twenty- 2,424 1,197 493.8

ninth

Pennsylvan Fifth 2,328 693 297.6

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Do Nineteenth 3,053 673 220.4

Do Twenty- 2,622 658 250.9

first

Do Twenty- 2,608 770 295.2

third

Do Twenty- 2,665 680 255.1

fourth

Total ...... 38,414 12,258 319.1

TABLE No 2.-Showing the specific causes of rejection, grouped according to the official list of disqualifying diseases and infirmities, with the numbers and the rations rejected for each class.

Number examined, 38, 414.

Cause of rejection Total rejected Ratio rejected

per 1,000

examined.

1. Manifest imbecility or 256 6.6

insanity

2. Epilepsy 358 9.3

3. Paralysis and chorea 73 1.9

4. Acute or organic diseases 1,751 45.5

5. Confirmed consumption; 544 14.1

cancer; aneurism

6. Inveterate and extensive 71 1.8

diseases of the skin

7. Decided feebleness of 1,416 36.8

constitution, natural or

acquired

8. Scrofula; constitutional 222 5.7

syphilis

9. Scrofula; confirmed 20 .5

intemperance, or solitary

vice

10, 11. Rheumatism, pain 181 4.7

12. Great injuries or 22 .5

diseases of the skull

13, 14. Loss of sight; loss 685 17.8

of sight of right eye;

diseases of the eyes

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