bd.us: Births and Deaths of 348 Notable Americans

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Births and Deaths of 348 Notable Americans

Description

A 12 x 12 table of the Births and Deaths of 348 Notable Americans. The rows and columns are for each month.

Usage

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Format

The format is: chr "bd.us"

Details

Rows denote the month of birth; columns for the month of death. These data appear as Table 1 of Phillips and Feldman (1973), who collected the data from Morris (1965). Not all of the 400 people were used because some had not died by that time and other individuals lacked the information.

Source

Phillips, D. P. and Feldman, K. A. (1973) A dip in deaths before ceremonial occasions: Some new relationships between social integration and mortality, American Sociological Review, 38, 678–696.

Morris, R. B. (Ed.) (1965) Four Hundred Notable Americans. Harper and Row: New York, USA.

See Also

rcim.

Examples

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