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Infant life expectation in rural areas compared to cities.

benny1982

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I have found that many of the children born to rural dwelling ancestors have survived into adulthood whereas in cities the mortality rate has been a lot higher probably due to the pollution, poor sanitation and the overcrowding whereas in the countryside you got more fresh air but I did hear that manure smells from farms was quite dangerous for rural ancestors.
 

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