adjDR: Age-adjusted Death Rate by race and gender

Description Usage Format Details Source References

Description

A dataset containing age-adjusted death rate data by race and gender of the deceased. Data is provided for 1980-2013.

Usage

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Format

A data.frame with 612 observations and 4 variables.

year

The year for which data was was recorded.

race

The racial group of the deceased One of all all races; white whites; black_aa black / African-American; nat_amer American Indian or Native Alaskan; asian_isl Asian or Pacific Islander; hisp_lat Hispanic.

gender

The gender of the deceased. One of c(both, male, female)

adj_death_rate

The age-adjusted death rate. See details.

Details

Source

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/deaths.htm

References

Xu, J. Q., S. L. Murphy, and K. D. Kochanek. "Deaths: final data for 2013." National Vital Statistics Reports 64.2 (2015).


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