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v. & n.1.See Grant.
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The concept of systematic mortality data collection was introduced by John Graunt (7) (1620-1674).
You are without the continent, A sole lande of auncient fame, Ab origine a people olde, Bolde Britaines ecleped by name, Sicut erat in principio: Graunt oh God it maie bee, In saecula saeculorum, That we maie haue peace in thee, Then we shall feare no forein power, That againste vs shall adnaunce, The Tartre cruell, the curse of Rome, Neyet the power of Fraunce.
En el siglo XVII, John Graunt cambio el uso de la tabla y el desarrollo del pensamiento estadistico al usar las tablas de datos para analizar y clasificar y crear otras nuevas tablas.
Historically, surveillance started with the use of mortality and morbidity data for public health purposes, which was first proposed by John Graunt in 1657 (6).
Grady (Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, 1994); and John Graunt, Nature and Political Observations Made upon the Bills of Mortality (1662), 96.
The King would euer graunt, what he did craue, For well he knew, Will no exacting knaue, But wisht the King to do good deedes great store, Which cause'd the Court to loue him more and more.
Because Graunt was not merely a purveyor of men's clothing, but also a demographer and developer of one of the earliest known statistical studies of disease.
While it is debatable whether figures like Graunt and Farr are worthy of accolade or ire (though this month most will probably choose the latter), it's undeniable that there is a need to gather and tabulate statistics on medical diagnoses.
And now ye gods that guide the starrie frame, And order all things at your high dispose, (51) Graunt, though the traytors land in Italy, They may be still tormented with unrest, And from mine ashes let a Conqueror rise, That may revenge this treason to a Queen, By plowing up his Countries with the Sword.
John Graunt (1620-1674 AD), Thomas Sydenham (1624-89), Willium Farr (1807-1883), John Snow, Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch (1877) were among the key figures who helped shape the discipline.
Probability is discussed in relationship to religion, philosophy, science, and the statistical probability of John Graunt and William Petty.