malawi_carbon {Biostatistics}R Documentation

Carbon exposure and lung immunity

Description

Data on two lung immunity measures (oxidative burst activity and phagocytic activity) from people exposed to chronic carbon particulates in their homes in Malawi

Usage

data("malawi_carbon")

Format

A data frame with 29 observations on the following 4 variables.

X

Row number

log_carbon

Log carbon particulate exposure

oxidative_burst

Lung oxidative burst activity

phagocytosis

Phagocytic activity in the lung

Source

Rylance, Jamie et al. (2016), Data from: Chronic household air pollution exposure is associated with impaired alveolar macrophage function in Malawian non-smokers, Dryad, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.89nj3

References

Rylance, J., Chimpini, C., Semple, S., Russell, D.G., Jackson, M.J., Heyderman, R.S. & Gordon, S.B. (2015) Chronic Household Air Pollution Exposure Is Associated with Impaired Alveolar Macrophage Function in Malawian Non-Smokers. PloS one, 10, e0138762.

Examples

data(malawi_carbon)
str(malawi_carbon)

[Package Biostatistics version 1.0.3 Index]