leukemia.youth.mortality.1956.1967 {cluster.datasets} | R Documentation |

## Hartigan (1975) Mortality Rates from Leukemia AMong Children

### Description

The table contains the mortality rates from Leukemia recorded per million children between the ages of 0 to 14 and between 1956 and 1967. This is Table 18.1 in Chapter 15 of Hartigan (1975) on page 334.

### Usage

`data(leukemia.youth.mortality.1956.1957)`

### Format

A data frame with 18 observations on the following 13 variables.

`country`

a character vector for the country name

`y.1956`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1956

`y.1957`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1957

`y.1958`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1958

`y.1959`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1959

`y.1960`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1960

`y.1961`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1961

`y.1962`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1962

`y.1963`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1963

`y.1964`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1964

`y.1965`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1965

`y.1966`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1966

`y.1967`

a numeric vector for the mortality rates in 1967

### Details

Hartigan suggests using the adding algorithm on this data set to make a prediction.

### Source

Spier (1972). Relationship between age of death to calendar yar of estimated maximum
leukemia mortality rate, *HSMHA Health Report*, 87, 61 - 70.

SPAETH2 Cluster Analysis Datasets http://people.sc.fsu.edu/~jburkardt/datasets/spaeth2/spaeth2.html

### References

Hartigan, J. A. (1975). *Clustering Algorithms*, John Wiley, New York.

### Examples

```
data(leukemia.youth.mortality.1956.1967)
```

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