mortality {cNORM}R Documentation

Mortality of infants per 1000 life birth from 1960 to 2017

Description

The data is available by the courtesy of the World Bank under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC-BY 4.0). It includes the mortality rate of life birth per country from 1960 to 2017. The data has been converted to long data format, aggregates for groups of nations and missings have been deleted and a grouping variable with a broader scope spanning 4 years each has been added. It can be used for demonstrating intersecting percentile curves at bottom effects.

Usage

mortality

Format

A data frame with 9547 rows and 4 variables:

Country

The name of the country

year

reference year of data collection

mortality

the mortality per 1000 life born children

group

grouping variable based on 'year' with a lower resolution; spans intervals of 4 years each

Source

https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.DYN.IMRT.IN

References

The World Bank (2018). Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births). Data Source available https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.DYN.IMRT.IN (date of retrieval: 02/09/2018)

Examples


# data preparation
data.mortality <- rankByGroup(mortality, raw="mortality")
data.mortality <- computePowers(data.mortality, age="year")

# modeling
model.mortality <- bestModel(data.mortality, raw="mortality")
plotSubset(model.mortality, type = 0)
plotPercentileSeries(data.mortality, model.mortality, end=9, percentiles = c(.1, .25, .5, .75, .9))


[Package cNORM version 2.0.3 Index]