UKLungDeaths {datasets}R Documentation

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

ldeaths
fdeaths
mdeaths

Source

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

Examples

require(stats) # 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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