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  1. Handedness and longevity : archival study of cricketers.

    Article - En anglais


    To test whether handednes is associated with a change in longevity.

    Design-Archival survey

    Setting-British Isles.

    Subjects-All first class cricketers born before 1961 whose bowling hand was specified (right, n=5041 ; left, n=1132) in a comprehensive encyclopaedia.

    Main outcome measures-Bowling hand and life span.


    Regresion analysis of the 5960 players born between 1840 and 1960 (3387 dead, 2573 alive) showed no significant relation between mortality and handedness (P=0.3).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Latéralité, Longévité, Corrélation, Analyse régression, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Laterality, Longevity, Correlation, Regression analysis, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0173707

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 09/06/1995.