C Duvflorey
Publications 9
#1C Duvflorey (Yale University)H-Index: 5
#2David M. Kessner (Yale University)H-Index: 6
Last.Margaret G. Senter (Yale University)H-Index: 3
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Abstract The hypothesis is tested that, for the United States, in the absence of changes in diagnostic criteria, the combined death rates for chronic nephritis and infections of the kidney between 1950 and 1960 should have remained constant. The study population consisted of all residents of New Haven, Connecticut who died in New Haven during the triennia 1949–1951 and 1959–1961 from the underlying causes of chronic nephritis and infections of the kidney (ISC 592–594, 600) ( N = 99). All availab...
Abstract Criteria for an index of weight corrected for height are presented and used to investigate, both theoretically and practically, the properties of three weight-height ratios: weight height , weight height 2 and ponderal index. The data on height, weight and skinfold thickness used in the analysis were collected during the fourth examination of the Framingham Study. Based on the criterion that the ratio should be independent of height, the best of the three proposed ratios depends on the ...