pennLC: Pennsylvania Lung Cancer

Description Usage Format Source See Also Examples

Description

County-level (n=67) population/case data for lung cancer in Pennsylvania in 2002, stratified on race (white vs non-white), gender and age (Under 40, 40-59, 60-69 and 70+). Additionally, county-specific smoking rates.

Usage

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Format

List of 3 items:

geo a table of county IDs, longitude/latitude of the geographic centroid of each county
data a table of county IDs, number of cases, population and strata information
smoking a table of county IDs and proportion of smokers
spatial.polygon an object of class SpatialPolygons (See SpatialPolygons-class)

Source

Population data was obtained from the 2000 decennial census, lung cancer and smoking data were obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of Health website: http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/

See Also

NYleukemia

Examples

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data(pennLC)
#pennLC$geo
#pennLC$data
#pennLC$smoking

# Map smoking rates in Pennsylvania
#mapvariable(pennLC$smoking[,2], pennLC$spatial.polygon)

Example output



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