BIOS601 Resources: More on Lifetables [and Chapter 06 of C&H ]
[updated March 12, 2018]
The Lexis Diagram
Lifetables .. Methodological
Lifetables .. Examples
Simulated 'Bridge of Life' based on tabulated q_x values from ...
Life Expectancy .. statistics and calculators
- 'The Puzzled Census Taker':
poem by John Godfrey Saxe (1816 - 1887)
- Census of Ireland, 1911:
Premature Death in Jazz Musicians: Fact or Fiction?
Letter to American J of Public Health
with answers to epi626 exercise
How long did their hearts go on? A Titanic study ...
Data and Code
Oscar Winners - article & datasets -
Popes versus Artists
Baseball Hall of Famers
- Is 27 really a dangerous age
for famous musicians?
- 3rd in series on (ages at death of) musicians [has refs to 1st and 2nd]
Washington Post Blog
Mortality rates and causes among U.S. physicians
Elegy for fifty-six black female physicians
- Female vs. Male Doctors
1994 Editorial in The Lancet
Letter regarding this
- Women doctors and their careers 2005
- Left-handed vs. Right-handed persons.
History & Geography Of Human Handedness McManus 2009
Handedness for persons 6 months-74 years of age, according to sex and age:
United States, 1976-80
Life-span Age Trends in Laterality, Porac Coren Duncan 1980
Replies by Rothman, et al.
Danish Twins, 2000
'Immortal Time' Blunders: history, identification, severity JH 2016 presentation
Avoiding blunders involving immortal time (+ additional material referred to)
J Hanley and B Foster.
Int. J Epi. 2014
The Most Dangerous Profession in Geneva in the early 1800s
(Average longevity according to profession, based on almost 8,500 death certificates.)
Original: De l'influence des professions sur la dur&ecaute;e de la vie : recherches statistiques
Classic books and articles, and writings about them
Other - Medical