Mortality in Denmark 1974 ff.

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Description

Mortality in one-year classes of age (0-98,99+) and period (1974 ff.) in Denmark.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 6400 observations on the following 6 variables.

A

Age-class, 0-98, 99:99+

sex

Sex. 1:males, 2:females

P

Period (year) of death

D

Number of deaths

Y

Number of person-years

rate

Mortality rate per 1000 person-years

Details

Deaths in ages over 100 are in the class labelled 99. Risk time is computed by tabulation of the risk time in Y.dk, except for the class 99+ where the average of the population size in ages 99+ at the first and last date of the year is used.

Source

http://www.statistikbanken.dk/statbank5a/SelectTable/omrade0.asp?SubjectCode=02&PLanguage=1&ShowNews=OFF

Examples

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data(M.dk)
str(M.dk)

zz <- xtabs( rate ~ sex+A+P, data=M.dk )
zz[zz==0] <- NA # 0s makes log-scale plots crash
par(mfrow=c(1,2), mar=c(0,0,0,0), oma=c(3,3,1,1), mgp=c(3,1,0)/1.6 )
for( i in 1:2 )
{
matplot( dimnames(zz)[[2]], zz[i,,],
         lty=1, lwd=1, col=rev(heat.colors(37)),
         log="y", type="l", ylim=range(zz,na.rm=TRUE),
         ylab="", xlab="", yaxt="n" )
text( 0, max(zz,na.rm=TRUE), c("M","F")[i], font=2, adj=0:1, cex=2, col="gray" )
if( i==1 ) axis( side=2, las=1 )
}
mtext( side=1, "Age", line=2, outer=TRUE )
mtext( side=2, "Mortality rate", line=2, outer=TRUE )

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