Arthur Thomson's table, adapted from his book The story of New Zealand: past and present, savage and civilised (1859), compares admissions to hospital and deaths related to lung disease with total diseases across 10 British territories. It reveals New Zealand's relatively low rates of lung disease and death.
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Reference: Arthur S. Thomson, The story of New Zealand: past and present - savage and civilized, London: John Murray, 1859, p. 322.
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