absent contains data on the absenteeism of workers of a medium-sized industrial company in southern Germany observed between 01.01.1981 and 31.12.1998.
This data frame contains the following columns:
number of days of absenteeism
1 for the uncensored last day of absenteeism
date of the first day of a sick leave
day of the week of the first day of a sick leave
Kauermann, G and Ortlieb, R. (2004). Temporal pattern in number of staff on sick leave: the effect of downsizing. Journal of Royal Statistical Society, Series C, 53, 353-367.
Krivobokova, T., Crainiceanu, C.M. and Kauermann, G. (2007)
Fast Adaptive Penalized Splines
Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics.
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