- More than 95 percent of all births took place at home.
- Ninety percent of all doctors had no college education. Instead, they attended so-called medical schools, many of which were condemned in the press and the government as substandard.
-Most women only washed their hair once a month and used Borax or egg yolks for shampoo.
-Canada passed a law that prohibited poor people from entering into their country for any reason.