An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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DAIGNAN, Guillaume

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Tableau des variétés de la vie humaine. 2 vols.

Paris: L'Auteur, 1786.

Massive and early study of puberty among Europeans, with comparative data including mortality tables. Daignan was especially interested in the plight of urban youth. He concluded his work with tables of life expectancy based on variables of age, constitution, stature, physique, climate and soil, sex, occupation and disease. He reported the survey of 10,000 individuals with respect to mortality according to sex, age and occupation. Digital facsimile from BnF Gallica at this link.

Subjects: DEMOGRAPHY / Population: Medical Statistics