co.transfer {boot}R Documentation

Carbon Monoxide Transfer

Description

The co.transfer data frame has 7 rows and 2 columns. Seven smokers with chickenpox had their levels of carbon monoxide transfer measured on entry to hospital and then again after 1 week. The main question being whether one week of hospitalization has changed the carbon monoxide transfer factor.

Usage

co.transfer

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

entry
Carbon monoxide transfer factor on entry to hospital.
week
Carbon monoxide transfer one week after admittance to hospital.

Source

The data were obtained from

Hand, D.J., Daly, F., Lunn, A.D., McConway, K.J. and Ostrowski, E (1994) A Handbook of Small Data Sets. Chapman and Hall.

References

Davison, A.C. and Hinkley, D.V. (1997) Bootstrap Methods and Their Application. Cambridge University Press.

Ellis, M.E., Neal, K.R. and Webb, A.K. (1987) Is smoking a risk factor for pneumonia in patients with chickenpox? British Medical Journal, 294, 1002.


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