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Correlation and Application of Statistics to Problems of Heredity 71

inadequate must be the schedule-series which can be collected by any single 'investigator however energetic. Galton's deduced schedule extracted fromhis data was a good one, but I should like to see added two columns, one for occupations and one for domiciles, under which latter heading I understand such descriptions as "rural," "urban," "India," "Nigeria," etc., stating years of life in each domicile. I reproduce one of Galton's working schedules, in

Sample of one of Galton's Schedules for Heredity of Disease

 
   

Father's Name    James

Gladding

   

Mother's Maiden Name    Mary Claremont

 

Initials

Kin

Principal Illnesses and Ailments

Cause of Death

Age

at Death

J.G.

R.G.

W.G.

F. L.

C.G.

M.G.

A.C.

W.C.

E.C.

F.R.

R.N.

L. C.

M.G.

K.G.

G.L.

F.S.

R. F.

L.G.

Father

Brother

Brother

Sister

Sister

Mother

Brother

Brother

Brother

Sister

Sister

Sister

Offspring

Brother

Brother

Sister

Sister

Sister

Sister

Bad rheum. fever; agonising

headaches; diarrhoea; bron

chitis ; pleurisy

Rheum. ; gout

Good health except gout ;

paralysis later

Rheum. fever; rheum. gout

Delicate (inoculated and died)

Tendency to lung disease;

biliousness ; frequent heart

attacks

Good health

Led a wild life

Always delicate

Smallpox three times

Bilious ; weak health

7

Inflam. lungs; rheum. fever

Debility; heart disease ; colds

Bad headaches; coughs; weak

spine; hysteria; apoplexy

Bad colds; inflam. lungs ;

hysteria

Infantile paralysis ; colds ;

nervous depression

Inflam. brain, also lungs;

neuralgia; nervous fever

Space left for remarks

Heart Disease

Apoplexy

Apoplexy

Apoplexy

Smallpox

Heart Disease and

Dropsy

Accident

Premature Old Age

Consumption

General Failure

Cancer

Fever

Heart Disease

Consumption

Paralysis

........................

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54

56

83

73

7

63

46

62

19

85

50

21

17

40

50

Living

Living

Living

Suggested additions, columns for occupation and environment. Also transfer the word " Living " from " Age at Death " to " Cause of Death " column, and if living state age at time of record.


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