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Dataset related to diseases present in ‘finishing pigs’, animals about to enter the human food chain at an abattoir.

Description

The data we consider here comprise of a randomly chosen batch of 50 pigs from each of 500 randomly chosen pig producers in the UK. The dataset consists of 25000 observations, 10 binary variables, and a grouping variable. These are ‘finishing pigs’, animals about to enter the human food chain at an abattoir. Further description of the data set is present on the vignette.

Format

A data frame with a mixture of 10 discrete variables, each of which is set as a factor, and a grouping variable.

PC

Binary.

PT

Binary.

MS

Binary.

HS

Binary.

TAIL

Binary.

Abscess

Binary.

Pyaemia

Binary.

EPcat

Binary.

PDcat

Binary.

plbinary

Binary.

batch

Group variable, corresponding to the 500 different pig producers

Details

This dataset was used in an older version of the vignette. See also the files provided in the package directories inst/bootstrapping_example and inst/old_vignette give a detailed analysis of the dataset and provide more details for a bootstrapping example thereof.

References

Hartnack, S., et al. (2016) "Attitudes of Austrian veterinarians towards euthanasia in small animal practice: impacts of age and gender on views on euthanasia." BMC Veterinary Research 12.1: 26.


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