Australian AIDS Survival Data

Description

Data on patients diagnosed with AIDS in Australia before 1 July 1991.

Usage

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Format

This data frame contains 2843 rows and the following columns:

state

Grouped state of origin: "NSW "includes ACT and "other" is WA, SA, NT and TAS.

sex

Sex of patient.

diag

(Julian) date of diagnosis.

death

(Julian) date of death or end of observation.

status

"A" (alive) or "D" (dead) at end of observation.

T.categ

Reported transmission category.

age

Age (years) at diagnosis.

Note

This data set has been slightly jittered as a condition of its release, to ensure patient confidentiality.

Source

Dr P. J. Solomon and the Australian National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research.

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Fourth edition. Springer.