Journal of Aging Research / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Season of Birth and Exceptional Longevity: Comparative Study of American Centenarians, Their Siblings, and Spouses

Table 1

Number of centenarians and their siblings at different stages of data collection and cleaning.

Type of recordsCentenariansNumber of shorter-lived siblings
MalesFemalesTotal

All initial nonduplicate records for centenarians born in 1880–1895 with names of parents available7,17418,27725,451
Centenarians having detailed information on birth and death dates of their parents6,37016,75723,127172,091
Centenarians having detailed information on birth and death dates of their parents and siblings7072,1272,83421,893
Centenarians after data cleaning with confirmed death dates through the linkage to DMF3651,2091,57410,885

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