Email updates

Keep up to date with the latest news and content from BMC Research Notes and BioMed Central.

Open Access Highly Accessed Data Note

The general social survey-national death index: an innovative new dataset for the social sciences

Peter Muennig*, Gretchen Johnson, Jibum Kim, Tom W Smith and Zohn Rosen

BMC Research Notes 2011, 4:385  doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-385

PubMed Commons is an experimental system of commenting on PubMed abstracts, introduced in October 2013. Comments are displayed on the abstract page, but during the initial closed pilot, only registered users can read or post comments. Any researcher who is listed as an author of an article indexed by PubMed is entitled to participate in the pilot. If you would like to participate and need an invitation, please email, giving the PubMed ID of an article on which you are an author. For more information, see the PubMed Commons FAQ.


George S Cowan   (2011-11-08 11:53)  Global Vision, Inc. email

A quick scan leads me to believe that this paper will be an important contribution in the US.

I was hoping that the data would be aggregated by nation. In this day and age, a title available on the internet or in a major research journal using the word "national" to indicate "stuff about my nation, whichever that may be", is misleading. Is it possible to change the word "National" to "US"?

Competing interests

No competing interests.


Post a comment