Hemodialysis Data from Brazil
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
1representing January 1998.
The month in which observation terminated, either because of death or censoring. The study ended in month
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.