hospital: Hospital Data

Description Usage Format Details Source References Examples

Description

The hospital data file is a national sample of short-stay hospitals with fewer than 1000 beds.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 393 observations on the following 2 variables.

y

Number of patients discharged by the hospital in January 1968

x

Number of inpatient beds in the hospital

Details

The hospital data are from the National Hospital Discharge Survey conducted by the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. The survey collects characteristics of inpatients discharged from non-Federal short-stay hospitals in the United States. This population is from the January 1968 survey and contains observations on 393 hospitals.

Source

National Center for Health Statistics Hospital Discharge Survey of 1968.

References

Herson, J. (1976). An Investigation of Relative Efficiency of Least-Squares Prediction to Conventional Probability Sampling Plans. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 71, 700-703.

Examples

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