dtpdat: Data on DTP and convulsions

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Data on DTP and convulsions


The data comprise ages in days at diphteria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP) vaccination and febrile convulsion. There are 1379 convulsions in 1214 children. The ages have been jittered.




A data frame containing 1379 rows and 8 columns. The column names are 'case' (individual identifier), 'sta' (age on first day of the observation period), 'end' (age on last day of the observation period), 'conv' (age at convulsion), 'dtp' (age at first dose of DTP), 'dtpd2' (age at second dose of DTP), 'dtpd3' (age at third dose of DTP), 'sex' (1 for males, 2 for females).


Farrington P., Whitaker H., and Ghebremichael-Weldeselassie Y. (2018). Self-controlled Case Series Studies: A modelling Guide with R. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC Press.

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