Mortality Data


List of variables:

Year=calendar year
deaths=total deaths in U.S. in year i (in thousands)
teachers=# of secondary school teachers in U.S. in year i (in thousands)
pop=U.S. population in year i(in millions)

 

Source:

deaths - Vital Statistics of the United States, 1990 vol. II, Mortality, part A, Table 1-1. Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2000, Table #119, p. 86.

teachers - Digest of Educational Statistics (1991, 1994, 2000), Table 59 (1991), Table 64 (1994), and Table 65 (2000).

pop - Economic Report of the President (1994, 2000), Tables B-28 and B-127 (1994) and Table B-34 (2000).

John Kane - kane@oswego.edu
Department of Economics, SUNY-Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126