USA mortality rates for white males due to malignant melanoma 1950-1969.
A data frame with 48 observations on the following 5 variables.
number of white males died due to malignant melanoma 1950-1969 per one million inhabitants.
latitude of the geographic centre of the state.
longitude of the geographic centre of each state.
a binary variable indicating contiguity to an ocean at
Fisher and van Belle (1993) report mortality rates due to malignant melanoma of the skin for white males during the period 1950-1969, for each state on the US mainland. Questions of interest about these data include how do the mortality rates compare for ocean and non-ocean states?
Fisher and van Belle (1993)
data("USmelanoma", package = "HSAUR3")