This file compiles 7 datasets about the Broad St Pump and Grand Experiment cases in London (Snow, 1855).
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Overview of data
|2.deaths_by_bldg||Deaths aggregated to buildings||Snow2|
|3.deaths_by_block||Deaths aggregated to blocks||Snow3|
|4.pumps||6 pumps in the Broad St. area||Snow4|
|5.deaths_by_bsrings||Deaths aggregated to 5m rings around Broad St pump||Snow5|
|6.deaths_by_otherrings||Deaths aggregated to 10m rings around other pumps||Snow6|
|7.subdistricts||London subdistricts as of 1855 with data||Snow7|
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Coleman, T. (2019). Causality in the Time of Cholera: John Snow as a Prototype for Causal Inference. Working paper. Available at SSRN at https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=3262234. Data can be downloaded from https://github.com/tscoleman/SnowCholera (last accessed September 2, 2020).
Coleman, T. (2020). John Snow, Cholera, and South London Reconsidered. Working paper. Available on SSRN at https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=3696028. Data can be downloaded from https://github.com/tscoleman/SnowCholera (last accessed September 2, 2020).
Koch, T. and K. Denike (2006). Rethinking John Snow’s South London study: A Bayesian evaluation and recalculation. Social Science and Medicine, 63(1), 271-283. Subdistrict boundary files provided by the author.
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Snow, J. (1855). On the Mode of Communication of Cholera. London, second edition, Map 2, reprinted in Jefferson, Tom (2007), Cattive acque. John Snow e la vera storia del colera a Londra, Rome,IlPensieroScientificoEditore.
Tobler, W. (1994). Snow’s Cholera Map.http://www.ncgia.ucsb.edu/pubs/snow/snow.html. Data files were obtained from the HistData CRAN R package.
Vinten-Johansen, P. (Ed.). (2020). Investigating Cholera in Broad Street: A History in Documents. Broadview Press.
Wilson, R (2011). John Snow’s Cholera data in more formats. http://blog.rtwilson.com/john-snows-cholera-data-in-more-formats/. Reprojected data can also be downloaded from Dani Arribas-Bel’s ‘reproducible john snow’ BitBucket repository at https://bitbucket.org/darribas/reproducible_john_snow/src/master/.
Prepared by Center for Spatial Data Science. Last updated September 28, 2020. Data provided “as is,” no warranties.