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Proposal to Discharge.

Date: 1931

Series: S 900 - Florida State Board of Health Subject files, 1875-1975.

Midwifery.

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Early Florida Medicine

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Distribution of Midwives [as displayed on map] County White midwives Colored midwives
Alachua 3 52
Baker 4 7
Bay 1 13
Bradford 0 9
Brevard 0 18
Broward 0 23
Calhoun 6 10
Charlotte 1 3
Citrus 1 13
Clay - -
Collier 5 0
Columbia 2 28
Dade 0 38
De Soto 0 3
Dixie 4 9
Duval 4 68
Escambia 8 25
Flagler 1 4
Franklin 2 8
Gadsden 1 47
Gilchrist 1 4
Glades 4 3
Gulf - -
Hamilton 1 26
Hardee 7 3
Hendry 3 1
Hernando 1 5
Highlands 1 11
Hillsborough 20 35
Holmes - -
Indian River 0 9
Jackson 7 48
Jefferson 0 42
Lafayette 3 4
Lake 2 15
Lee 6 9
Leon - -
Levy 5 23
Liberty 1 15
Madison 2 38
Manatee 6 21
Marion - -
Martin 1 6
Monroe 3 4
Nassau 1 13
Okaloosa 4 3
Okeechobee 1 3
Orange 1 24
Osceloa 1 11
Palm Beach 2 32
Pasco 1 6
Pinellas 2 25
Polk - -
Putnam - -
St. Johns - -
St. Lucie 0 9
Santa Rosa 11 9
Sarasota 1 7
Seminole 0 26
Sumter 1 18
Suwannee 1 26
Taylor 2 17
Union 1 7
Volusia - -
Wakulla 4 8
Walton 3 17
Washington 6 16

Totals


[population chart] Co. [County] Pop. [Population]

No. Babies [Number of Babies]
Alachua 34,365 361
Baker 6,273 110
Bay 12,091 50
Bradford 9,405 54
Brevard 13,283 61
Broward 20,094 146
Calhoun 7,298 52
Charlotte 4,015 24
Citrus 5,516 31
Clay 6,859 -
Collier 2,883 11
Columbia 14,638 212
Dade 142,955 506
De Soto 7,745 21
Dixie 6,419 59
Duval 155,503 738
Escambia 53,594 291
Flagler 2,466 30
Franklin 6,285 65
Gadsden 29,890 414
Gilchrist 4,137 17
Glades 2,762 29
Gulf 3,182 -
Hamilton 9,454 88
Hardee 10,348 23
Hendry 3,492 9
Hernando 4,948 29
Highlands 9,192 50
Hillsborough 153,519 886
Holmes 12,924 -
Indian River 6,724 40
Jackson 31,969 3355
Jefferson 13,408 272
Lafayette 4,361 29
Lake 23,161 105
Lee 14,990 30
Leon 23,476 -
Levy 12,456 111
Liberty 4,067 49
Madison 15,614 270
Manatee 22.502 149
Marion 29,578 -
Martin 5,111 12
Monroe 13,624 143
Nassau 9,897 105
Okaloosa 9,375 39
Okeechobee 4,129 12
Orange 49,737 150
Osceloa 10,699 55
Palm Beach 51,781 252
Pasco 10,574 22
Pinellas 62,149 183
Polk 72,291 -
Putnam 18,096 -
St. Johns 18,676 -
St. Lucie 7,057 53
Santa Rosa 14,083 72
Sarasota 12,440 49
Seminole 18,735 176
Sumter 10,644 94
Suwannee 15,731 168
Taylor 13,136 78
Union 7,425 52
Volusia 42,757 -
Wakulla 5,468 65
Walton 14,576 123
Washington 12,180 128

Totals 1,468,211 7804

No. Babies - total number delivered in 1930 by others than doctors, i.e. by licensed and unlicensed midwives and attendants.

Symbols:

Red figures - white midwives
Black figures - colored.

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