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1878 The Lancet  
100 men, 9 are bachelors, 24 widowers, and 67 husbands. As regards occupations, it is interesting to note that while the clergy generally, whether of the Established Church or Dissenting ministers, or Roman Catholic priests, have, on an average, good health, members of the medical profession are subject to a high rate of mortality, which up to the age of forty-five is, we are told, much above the average. Chemists and druggists, commercial clerks, mercers, and drapers also seem to be less
more » ... em to be less healthy than the average. Publicans, butchers, and fishmongers have not, as a rule good lives; but the baker, curiously enough, does not appear to be more unhealthy than the average of his fellow-citizens. Persons who work in wood, as coachmakers, wheelwrights,
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