Medicine: Country & City Cost

Two aspects of what it costs to be sick in the country and in a great city appeared in surveys published last week. The city medical cost survey was of New York City's 6,000,000 people, made by the research bureau of the local Welfare Council. The country survey was of 860 farm families (3,990 individuals) living in every State of the Union and in every type of farming country. The Farmer's Wife, monthly magazine published at St. Paul, made this survey with the help of the National Committee on the Cost of Medical Care.*...

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