• Datafile Name: Draft LotteryDownload .TXT file
  • Datafile Subject: Demography, Social Science,
  • Story names: Draft Lottery 1970,
  • Reference: Moore, David S., and George P. McCabe (1989). Introduction to the Practice of Statistics.
  • Authorization: Contact authors
  • Description: Data from the 1970 military draft lottery. The lottery assigned numbers to potential draftees on the basis of birth date. Variables are month, day of month, day of year, and draft number assigned to those born on that date. Men with lower draft numbers were drafted first.
  • Number of Cases 366
  • Variable Names:
    1. Day: Day of month (1-31)
    2. Month: Month of year
    3. Mo.Number: Month of year (1=January, 2=February, etc.)
    4. Day_of_Year: Day of year (1-366)
    5. Draft_No.: Draft number assigned to those born on this date

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