Insurance

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Percentile

The data given in data frame Insurance consist of the numbers of policyholders of an insurance company who were exposed to risk, and the numbers of car insurance claims made by those policyholders in the third quarter of 1973.

Keywords
datasets
Usage
Insurance
Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

District
factor: district of residence of policyholder (1 to 4): 4 is major cities.
Group
an ordered factor: group of car with levels <1 litre, 1--1.5 litre, 1.5--2 litre, >2 litre.
Age
an ordered factor: the age of the insured in 4 groups labelled <25, 25--29, 30--35, >35.
Holders
numbers of policyholders.
Claims
numbers of claims

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (1999) Modern Applied Statistics with S-PLUS. Third Edition. Springer.

Aliases
  • Insurance
Examples
library(MASS) ## main-effects fit as Poisson GLM with offset glm(Claims ~ District + Group + Age + offset(log(Holders)), data = Insurance, family = poisson) # same via loglm loglm(Claims ~ District + Group + Age + offset(log(Holders)), data = Insurance)
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