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Health and Life Expectancy in the Industrial Revolution

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Dareen Moh'd

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Health and Life Expectancy in the Industrial Revolution

Life Expectancy
Percentage of deaths decreased from 74.5% in 1730-1749 to 31.8% in 1810-1829.

It decreased as people gained knowledge of hygiene and disease.

Current life expectancy of England has increased since the Industrial Revolution.

Technology available has increased our life span.
Diseases
Lack of sanitation caused disease

Diseases spread, such as Typhoid, Cholera and Typhus.

Typhoid: Food and water contamination
Cholera: Contaminated water
Typhus: Disease carried by lice.
Medical Breakthroughs
Physicians gained medical knowledge

Surgical practices such as anaesthetic and carbolic acid.

Safer method for vaccination

Death from infections went from 50% to 10%
Health of Different Classes
Working class (bottom hierarchy)- caught disease regularly

Middle class

Upper class (top hierarchy)- middle and upper classes weren't as prone to the diseases
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