Mortality rate data

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Description

The dataset contains information about the mortality rate from 60 U.S. cities using aggregate information from the year 1969/70.

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Format

A data frame with 60 observations on the following 8 variables.

MO70

a numeric vector of the total mortality (number of deaths per 1000 people) from 1970.

MAGE

a numeric vector of the median age of the population (in years) from 1969.

CI68

a numeric vector of the number of packs of cigarettes per year per person.

MDOC

a numeric vector of the density of medical doctors (number of medical doctors per 100,000 people).

DENS

a numeric vector of the percentage of households with more than 1.5 persons per room.

NONW

a numeric vector of the fraction of the non-white population.

EDUC

a numeric vector of the percentage of the population over age 25 having a high-school diploma.

IN69

a numeric vector of the median income from 1969.

Source

CROCKER,D.T. et al. (1979). Methods Development for Assessing Air Pollution Control Benefits, Vol. 1. Experiments in the Economics of Epidemiology. EPA-600/5-79-001a. Springfield, VA; National Technical Information Service.

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