cancer: Cigarette smoking and mortality

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The data set cancer examines a relationship between lung cancer and cigarette smoking. The data consist of , a standardized measure of smoking amount (smoke) and the standardized mortality ratio (SMR) for males in England and Wales in 1970-72 who were working in 25 different broad groups of jobs such as textile workers, miners, etc.


A data frame with 25 observations on the following 2 variables.


: standardized measure of smoking amount


: standardized mortality ratio


A Handbook of Small Data Sets by Hand, et al. (1994, p.67).

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