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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Dates comment - PastHistory - was Words of Wisdom on

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Dates comment - PastHistory - was Words of Wisdom on Past History Data
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 11:10:57 +0100
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> > 1) when I first did the PH editing area back in 1997 I quickly noticed
> > something. This may be Australia idiosyncratic, but by and large people
> > seemed to remember health events either by Year, or Number of years ago,
> > not by the age they suffered them, unless the events took place in
> > childhood or early adult hood when they were invariably remembered by age.
> actually it gets dated by either political events or the year some baby 
> arrived . certainly people don't consider their age as part of the equation. 
> a school kid's recall relates to what grade of school they were in
well, either of this is doable:

1997 - in 1997
@52 - at age 52
-12y - 12 years ago

other things must be calculated from political event/
enrollment/baby birth

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