Hospital discharges on cancer and distribution of age

Description

Hospital discharges of in-patients on neoplasms (cancer) per 100.000 inhabitants (year 2007) and population age structure.

Format

A data set on 24 compositions on 6 variables.

Details

  • country country

  • year year

  • p1 percentage of population with age below 15

  • p2 percentage of population with age between 15 and 60

  • p3 percentage of population with age above 60

  • discharges hospital discharges of in-patients on neoplasms (cancer) per 100.000 inhabitants

The response (discharges) is provided for the European Union countries (except Greece, Hungary and Malta) by Eurostat. As explanatory variables we use the age structure of the population in the same countries (year 2008). The age structure consists of three parts, age smaller than 15, age between 15 and 60 and age above 60 years, and they are expressed as percentages on the overall population in the countries. The data are provided by the United Nations Statistics Division.

Author(s)

conversion to R by Karel Hron and Matthias Templ matthias.templ@tuwien.ac.at

Source

http://www.ec.europa.eu/eurostat and http://unstats.un.org/unsd

References

K. Hron, P. Filzmoser, K. Thompson (2012). Linear regression with compositional explanatory variables. Journal of Applied Statistics, Volume 39, Issue 5, 2012.

Examples

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