Hookworm and blood loss {epiDisplay}R Documentation

Hookworm infection and blood loss: SEAJTM 1970

Description

A study using radio-isotope to examine daily blood loss and number of hookworms infecting the patients.

Usage

data(Suwit)

Format

A data frame with 15 observations on the following 3 variables.

id

a numeric vector

worm

a numeric vector: number of worms

bloss

a numeric vector: estimated daily blood loss (mg/day)

Source

Areekul, S., Devakul, K., Viravan, C., Harinasuta, C. 1970 Studies on blood loss, iron absorption and iron reabsorption in hookworm patients in Thailand. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Pub Hlth 1(4): 519-523.

References

~~ possibly secondary sources and usages ~~

Examples

data(Suwit)
with(Suwit, plot(worm, bloss, type="n"))
with(Suwit, text(worm, bloss, labels=id))
abline(lm(bloss ~ worm, data=Suwit), col="red")

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