DRAFT_LOTTERY is a dataset directory which contains the numbers assigned to each birthday, for the Selective Service System lotteries for 1970 through 1976.
An analysis of the results for the 1970 lottery showed that a bias in the results, so that people born later in the year tended to have lower lottery numbers, and hence a greater likelihood of being drafted.
|Month||Average Draft Number|
On the other hand, we can also analyze the table by day of the week. Arbitrarily assuming that January 1 was Sunday (it's pointless to be precise in this case, since the first lottery included several years), we have the following breakdown:
|Weekday||Average Draft Number|
The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.
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