U.S. lung cancer mortality data for white males, 1950-1969 and 1970-1994

Description

Count and age-adjusted rate of lung cancer mortality among white men for the total U.S., aggregated for 1950-69 and 1970-94.

Usage

1

Format

A data frame with 1 observations on the following 5 variables.

RATEWM_50

a numeric vector, US age adjusted mortality rates for 1950-1969

COUNTWM_50

a numeric vector, US number of cases from 1950-1969

RATEWM_70

a numeric vector, US age adjusted mortality rates for 1970-1994

COUNTWM_70

a numeric vector, US number of cases from 1970-1994

PERCENT

a numeric vector, change from 1950-1969 to 1970-1994 US rates.

Details

see wmlung5070 for further details. The row name is always US indicating US rates. This dataset is used by the micromapST examples.

Author(s)

Linda W. Pickle and Jim Pearson of StatNet Consulting, LLC, Gaithersburg, MD

References

None