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TABLE 27

CRUDE BIRTH AND DEATH RATES, 1848 TO 1965

(Place of occurrence basis. Not adjusted for
underregistration, thought to be extensive in
many of these years. Because of doubtful
accuracy, the data before 1910 should be used
with utmost caution.)

 Period      Birth Rate*/       Death Rate*/

1848-1859        21.3                         45.8 
1860-1869        27.1                         40.8
1870-1879        41.0                         51.4
1880-1869        23.6                         25.3
1890-1899 b/     ---                          26.4
1900-1909        16.6                         16.6
1910-1919        31.3                         16.3
1920-1929        39.5                         14.4
1930-1939        26.2                          9.6
1940-1949        26.6                          6.8
1950-1959        31.8                          6.1
1960-1965        37.3                          5.5

a/ Annual events per 1,000 population computed as average of annual rates for period. Population base excludes armed forces after 1897. Residence basis to 1950; de facto basis thereafter.

b/ City of Honolulu only. Source: Schmitt, p.164

TABLE 28

DEATHS UNDER ONE YEAR OF AGE PER THOUSAND BIRTHS, 1924-1980

                  1924   1929   1940   1950   1960   1963   1970   1980

All Races          119    91     50      24    22     21     19     10
Hawaiian           285   198    129      60    42     38     65     --
Part-Hawaiian       96   109     57      26    26     25     22     10
Portuguese         100    64}
                            }-   39      24    20     20     19     11
Other Caucasian     44    49)
Chinese             64    55     40      24     21    21     18      9
Japanese            88    57     34      18     22    17     14      7
Korean              70    51     36      19     29    16     35     10
Filipino           296   219     73      31     36    22     18     12
Puerto Rican       110    99     67      26     24    13     32      6

Source: For1924-1963: Lind, p. 106; for 1970 amd 1980, Hawaii State Department of Health, Annual Report Statistical Supplement, 1970 and 1980.

TABLE 29

RESIDENT INFANT DEATHS BY RACE OF MOTHER 1977-1981

                   BIRTHS    DEATHS     RATE */

All Races          87,463     922     10.5 +/- 0.7
Caucasian          26,664     236      8.9 +/- 1.1
Hawaiian              707       7      9.9 +/- 7.3
Part-Hawaiian      18,606     256     13.8 +/- 1.7
Chinese             3,285      23      7.0 +/- 0.9
Filipino           14,954     137      9.2 +/- 1.4
Japanese           12,688     112      8.8 +/- 1.6
Puerto Rican        1,066       8      7.5 +/- 5.2
Korean              1,775      20     11.3 +/- 4.9
Portuguese            735       6      8.2 +/- 5.5 

*/ Number of infant deaths per 1,000 live births +/- 95% confidence limits.

Source: , S Departnent of Health Annual Report Statistical Suplement 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981. Confidence Limites calculated by Department of Health Research and Statistics Office.

TABLE 30

CHARACTERISTICS OF BIRTHS BY RACE OF MOTHER HAWAII RESIDENTS 1980 */

                             Rate Per      Sex      Low    Illegit-
Race of            Births    1000 Pop.    Ratio    Birth    imate
Mother                          2/          3/    Weight%     4/

Total              18,129      19.5         1.1     7.1%    175.9
Caucasian           5,859      24.0         1.1     5.9%    133.6
Hawaiian              136      17.5         0.9     7.4%    276.1 
Part-Hawaiian       3,841      23.1         1.0     7.4%    363.2
Japanese            2,655      12.2         1.1    11.8%     67.8
Chinese               704      14.9         1.0     5.8%     62.5
Filipino            3,042      29.1         1.1     9.3%    153.2

1/ All data Department of Health Statistical Supplement 1980.

2/ Based on population totals from State of Hawaii Data Book 1981.

3/ Males divided by females.

4/ Number of illegitimate births per 1000 live births.

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