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TABLE 31

ESTIMATED LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH BY ETHNIC GROUP, 1910-1970

YEAR    CAUCASIAN    CHINESE     FILIPINO     HAWAIIAN     JAPANESE     OTHER     TOTAL

1910      54.83       54.17        n/a         32.58        49.38       15.62     43.96
1920      56.45       53.80       28.12        33.56        50.54       28.38     45.69
1930      61.90       60.07       46.14        41.87        60.07       32.58     53.95
1940      64.03       65.32       56.85        51.78        66.28       59.48     62.00
1950      69.21       69.74       69.05        62.45        72.58       68.29     69.53 
1960      72.80       74.12       71.53        64.60        75.68       92.19     72.42
1970      73.24       76.11       72.61        97.62        77.44       76.74     74.20

Source: C. B. Park, R.W. Gardner, and E.C. Nordyke, R&s Report. Research and Statistics Report (Honolulu: Hawaii State Department of Health, June 1979), p. 3. Comparable figures for 1980 are not yet available from the Department of Health.

TABLE 32

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH: 1920 to 1980

 Cause of Death           Percent distribution           a/                    Rate per 100,000 population a/
                          1920   1930    1940    1950    1960   1970   1980    1920   1930   1940   1950   1960    1970    1980 

  All causes b/           100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0  100.0   1,797   1,043    724    583    568    549    504
Influenza and pneumonia 32.2 12.6 7.2 4.6 3.6 4.1 3.6  572 132 52 27 21 22 18
Tuberculosis (all forms)
Diarrhea and enteritis
Diseases of early infancy
Heart diseases
Accidents (all forms)
Nephritis and nephrosis
Cancer and other malignant
  neoplasm
Cerebral hemorrage
Deliveries and complications
  of pregnancy
Suicide
Beriberi
Congenital malformations
Diabetes mellitus

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