pollution: Air pollution and mortality

Description Usage Format References Examples

Description

Data on the relation between weather, socioeconomic, and air pollution variables and mortality rates in 60 Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs) of the USA, for the years 1959-1961.

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Format

A data frame of 16 observations on 16 variables.

Mortality

Total age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000.

Rain

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

Humid

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

JanTemp

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

JulTemp

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

Over65

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

Popn

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

Educ

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

Hous

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

Dens

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

NonW

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

WhiteCol

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

Poor

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

HC

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

NOx

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

SO2

Mean annual precipitation in inches.

References

McDonald, G. C. and Schwing, R. C. (1973). Instabilities of regression estimates relating air pollution to mortality. Technometrics, 15(3):463-481.

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