Rh-negativ förbannelsen

(English summary: Link to a paper showing that the Rh-negative blood type stod for a big part of stillbirths and infant mortality clustering within families in Skellefteå.) När jag har släktforskat på Skellefteå släkter har jag märkt att det verkar som att det vilar en förbannelse över vissa familjer genom att en stor del av deras barn var dödfödda eller dog strax efter födseln. Skellefteå har även en mycket stor andel som har blodgrupp Rh-negativ.


The GINI (inequality measure) developement in the municipalities Sweden 1986-2013. GINI on the Y-axis, mean income in 100 SEK on the X-axis and bubbles corresponding to populaition size. First graph shows the biggest 50% of the municipalities and the second the smallest 50% by population size 2013. Big: Small:

Microsimulation project

I have been interviewd the paper Dialog regarding the grant I got from Kommuninvest for a two year microsimulation project. Here is a link to the whole paper:

Proportion Sami in northern Sweden

Sami in southern Sweden

This is the percentages of sami in the parishes as reported by the ministers. What they reported is “Lapps” and maybe this term has been interpreted differently by different ministers. Maybe there is not a one to one correspondance of the term. White areas denotes missing information. The areas in Värmland, Dalarna, Västmanland and Gästrikland with sami population are wellknown and studied eg by Ingvar Svanberg and discussed at Other interesting areas on the map that stand out are:

Infant deaths in northern Sweden