Deviations in Birth Rates with Respect to the Day of the Week and the Month for a 100 Year Period Regarding Social and Medical Aspects in Explaining Models

Fabian Schuster, Thomas Ostermann, Reinhard Schuster, Timo Emcke

Abstract

During the last hundred years the birth rates on Sundays changed dramatically with a neutral point around 1955. Modern birth regulation is considered as the main reason for that. Medical backgrounds for this situation were discussed in the 1970s. Prior to that no analysis has relevant case numbers. The time from conception to birth measured in days is divisable by 7. The time of conception is relevant in relation to social aspects. Conception rates can be determined under the assumption that we can split up the population in a low and a high risk share. This consideration principally leads to an instable problem on a discrete cyclic space. But using some limiting considerations we get a numerically stable solution with feasible characteristics. For observing long time changes we need a relevant smoothing operator. In numerical calculations we look for a quadratic minimum solution or alternatively a linear program. For the discussion of inequality the concept of Shannon entropy as well as and Lorenz curve and Gini coefficient are relevant.

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Schuster F., Ostermann T., Schuster R. and Emcke T. (2017). Deviations in Birth Rates with Respect to the Day of the Week and the Month for a 100 Year Period Regarding Social and Medical Aspects in Explaining Models . In Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017) ISBN 978-989-758-213-4, pages 41-47. DOI: 10.5220/0006114900410047


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@conference{healthinf17,
author={Fabian Schuster and Thomas Ostermann and Reinhard Schuster and Timo Emcke},
title={Deviations in Birth Rates with Respect to the Day of the Week and the Month for a 100 Year Period Regarding Social and Medical Aspects in Explaining Models},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017)},
year={2017},
pages={41-47},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006114900410047},
isbn={978-989-758-213-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017)
TI - Deviations in Birth Rates with Respect to the Day of the Week and the Month for a 100 Year Period Regarding Social and Medical Aspects in Explaining Models
SN - 978-989-758-213-4
AU - Schuster F.
AU - Ostermann T.
AU - Schuster R.
AU - Emcke T.
PY - 2017
SP - 41
EP - 47
DO - 10.5220/0006114900410047