pollution: Pollution Data from McDonald and Schwing

Description Usage Format References Examples

Description

The total age adjusted mortality rate, our response variable, for the years 1959-1961. The data from the U.S. covers 201 Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSA).

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 60 observations on the following 16 variables.

PREC

Average annual precipitation in inches

JANT

Average January temperature in degrees F

JULT

Average January temperature in degrees F

OVR65

Percent of 1960 SMSA population aged 65 or older

POPN

Average household size

EDUC

Median school years completed by those over 22

HOUS

Percent of housing units which are sound and with all facilities

DENS

Population per sq. mile in urbanized areas, 1960

NONW

Percent non-white population in urbanized areas, 1960

WWDRK

Percent employed in white collar occupations

POOR

Percent of families with income less than 3000 USD

HC

Relative hydrocarbon pollution potential

NOX

Relative nitric oxides pollution potential

SOx

Relative sulphur pollution potential

HUMID

Annual average percent relative humidity at 1pm

MORT

Total age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000

References

1973 Technometrics paper by McDonald and Schwing

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