Monthly Deaths from Lung Diseases in the UK

Description

Three time series giving the monthly deaths from bronchitis, emphysema and asthma in the UK, 1974–1979, both sexes (ldeaths), males (mdeaths) and females (fdeaths).

Usage

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Source

P. J. Diggle (1990) Time Series: A Biostatistical Introduction. Oxford, table A.3

Examples

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require(stats); require(graphics) # for time
plot(ldeaths)
plot(mdeaths, fdeaths)
## Better labels:
yr <- floor(tt <- time(mdeaths))
plot(mdeaths, fdeaths,
     xy.labels = paste(month.abb[12*(tt - yr)], yr-1900, sep = "'"))

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