A Summary Of Ethnomethodology
and sneezes from infected individuals (MedlinePlus, 2013). Symptoms include difficulty breathing, chest pain, coughing up mucus and blood, excess sweating at night, fatigue, fever, weight loss, and wheezing (MedlinePlus, 2013). The elderly, infants, and adults with weakened immune systems are highly susceptible to this infection. According to the church burial registers, consumption is largely responsible for childhood deaths. A total of 66.6%, or four out of six cases, of all recorded consumption cases across the two-year period were understood to be the cause of childhood death.
Diarrhea is referred to as the passing of loose or watery stool (MedlinePlus, 2014). It is most commonly caused by the stomach flu, also known as viral gastroenteritis (MedlinePlus, 2014). Bacteria or parasites in food and water may result in food poisoning, another contributor to diarrhea (MedlinePlus, 2014). Diarrhea is not a sufficient cause of death. It is often the product of a larger contributing factor, such as an inflammatory bowel disease or poor and uncleanly living standards. Five out of six cases, or 83.3% of all recorded diarrhea cases, were recorded as the cause of childhood deaths across the two-year time period.
During the mid-19th century, poor health outcomes as a result of the industrial revolution were evident in Europe and North America (LaMorte, 2012). One common factor associated with these three causes of deaths includes socioeconomic status. Socioeconomic status refers…