cancer_in_dogs: Cancer in dogs

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

A study in 1994 examined 491 dogs that had developed cancer and 945 dogs as a control group to determine whether there is an increased risk of cancer in dogs that are exposed to the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D).

Usage

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Format

A tibble with 1436 observations on the following 2 variables.

order

a factor with levels 2,4-D and no 2,4-D

response

a factor with levels cancer and no cancer

Source

Hayes HM, Tarone RE, Cantor KP, Jessen CR, McCurnin DM, and Richardson RC. 1991. Case- Control Study of Canine Malignant Lymphoma: Positive Association With Dog Owner's Use of 2, 4- Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid Herbicides. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 83(17):1226-1231.

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