The dataset comprises lengths (in days) of psychiatric treatment spells for patients used as controls in a study of suicide risks. The data have been scaled to the interval [0,1] by dividing each data sample by the maximum value.
A vector containing 86 observations.
The data were obtained from Silverman (1996) Table 2.1
Silverman, B. (1986). Density Estimation for Statistics and Data Analysis. Chapman & Hall
Copas, J. B. and Fryer, M. J. (1980). Density estimation and suicide risks in psychiatric treatment. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A, 143(2), 167-176