influenza_england_1978_school: Influenza in a boarding school in England, 1978

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Description

These data comprise of a time series of influenza cases in a boarding school in England. The original data were available only in a figure with some additional data in the main text; hence, the exact numbers vary depending on the source. These data are from Chapter 9 of De Vries et al. (1996).

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Format

A data frame with 14 rows and 3 columns

date

Date

in_bed

Number in bed

convalescent

Number convalescing

Details

The index case was infected by 1978-01-10, and had febrile illness from 1978-01-15 to 1978-01-18. 512 boys out of 763 became ill.

Author(s)

Data from De Vries et al. (2006), from the original Anonymous (1978) figure. Transfer to R and documentation by Simon Frost ([email protected]).

Source

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1603269/pdf/brmedj00115-0064.pdf

References

Anonymous. 1978. Influenza in a boarding school. British Medical Journal 1:578.

G. De Vries, T. Hillen, M. Lewis, J. Mueller, and B. Schoenfisch. 2006. A Course in Mathematical Biology: Quantitative Modeling with Mathematical and Computational Methods. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

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