This data set is analyzed in Sa Carvalho et al. (2003), and consists of data on 6805 hemodialysis patients in all federally funded clinics in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.
A data frame with 6805 observations on the following 7 variables.
a numeric code indicating in which of 67 centers the patient was treated.
of the patient.
The month in which treatment began, with
1 representing January 1998.
The month in which observation terminated, either because of death or censoring.
The study ended in month
44 (August, 2000).
1, death, or
the difference between
a factor with levels
M. Sa Carvalho, R. Henderson, S. Shimakura, and I. P. S. C. Sousa (2003). Survival of hemodialysis patients: Modeling differences in risk of dialysis centers. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 15: 189–196.
John Fox, Marilia Sa Carvalho (2012). The RcmdrPlugin.survival Package: Extending the R Commander Interface to Survival Analysis. Journal of Statistical Software, 49(7), 1-32.