ewrates: Rates of lung and nasal cancer mortality, and total...

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Description

England and Wales mortality rates from lung cancer, nasal cancer, and all causes 1936 - 1980. The 1936 rates are repeated as 1931 rates in order to accomodate follow up for the nickel study.

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Format

A data frame with 150 observations on the following 5 variables:

id: Subject identifier (numeric)
year Calendar period, 1931: 1931--35, 1936: 1936--40, ...
age Age class: 10: 10--14, 15:15--19, ...
lung Lung cancer mortality rate per 1,000,000 py.
nasal Nasal cancer mortality rate per 1,000,000 py.
other All cause mortality rate per 1,000,000 py.

Source

From Breslow and Day, Vol II, Appendix IX.

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Example output

'data.frame':	150 obs. of  5 variables:
 $ year : num  1931 1931 1931 1931 1931 ...
 $ age  : num  10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 ...
 $ lung : num  1 2 6 14 30 68 149 274 431 586 ...
 $ nasal: num  0 0 0 0 1 1 3 5 10 15 ...
 $ other: num  1269 2201 3116 3024 3188 ...

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