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November 6, 1937

Assessment of Risks in Life Assurance Practice

JAMA. 1937;109(19):1572. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780450076045

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This is the kind of pamphlet that many life insurance companies prepare for distribution to newly appointed examiners. The value may be doubted considering such statements as "The mortality from all diseases on the whole is said to be greatest among clerks." "Family history of tuberculosis is the most widespread cause of extra rating."

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