flu1918data: 1918 Influenza mortality data

Description Usage Format Details

Description

Weekly influenza deaths per 100,000 during the 1918 pandemic for New York City.

Usage

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Format

A data frame/tibble with these variables:

Date

Week of reporting, date format

Deaths

New deaths in NYC per week per 100,000, numeric

Details

Data is from Supplementary Table 1 of Mills et al 2004 Nature: https://www.nature.com/articles/nature03063

See this article and citations therein for more details on the data. Note that only a subset of the data is present here and the data are meant to be used for illustrative purposes only. For a proper re-analysis of these data, use the source mentioned above or check out data available through project Tycho: https://www.tycho.pitt.edu/


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