This data set illustrates the acute mortality of flour beetles
(Tribolium confusum) following 5 hour exposure to carbon disulfide
gas.

Usage

data(beetle)

Arguments

Format

A data frame with 8 rows and 4 variables.

Dose

dose of carbon disulfide in mg/L.

Number_tested

number of beetles exposed to given dose
of carbon disulfide.

Number_killed

number of beetles dead after 5 hour
exposure to given dose of carbon disulfide.

Mortality_rate

proportion of total beetles found dead
after 5 hour exposure.

Details

Burnham and Anderson (2002, p. 195) use this data set originally from
Young and Young (1998) to show model selection for binomial models with
different link functions (logit, probit, cloglog).