Longevity and month of birth: evidence from Austria and Denmark.

@article{Doblhammer1999LongevityAM,
  title={Longevity and month of birth: evidence from Austria and Denmark.},
  author={Gabriele Doblhammer},
  journal={Demographic research},
  year={1999},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={[22] p.}
}
This study investigates the relationship between month of birth and life span. It uses 2 different data for total populations in Austria and Denmark. The Austrian data are based on vital statistics of the exact data of birth and the exact date of death for each person dying after age 50 between 1988 and 1996. The Danish data consist of the total population aged 50+ on April 1, 1968. These people were then followed until their death or until August 1998. Results suggest that life span and month… CONTINUE READING

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