[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.211.168.204. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
January 19, 1994

Where Do Obituary Listings Come From? Putting the Matter to Rest

Author Affiliations

Allentown, Pa

JAMA. 1994;271(3):194. doi:10.1001/jama.1994.03510270040028
Abstract

To the Editor.  —A cursory review of the Obituary Listing from JAMA, December 9, 1992,1 reveals a puzzling phenomenon—the seeming disproportion of relatively young physicians.I calculated the median age of death among the 40 deceased as 56.9 years. Is there any evidence this is part of a trend for physicians to die younger than the rest of the population?

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×