scotland

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Lip Cancer in Scotland

County-level (n=56) data for lip cancer among males in Scotland between 1975-1980

Keywords
datasets
Usage
data(scotland)
Format

List containing:

geo a table of county IDs, x-coordinates (eastings) and y-coordinates (northings) of the geographic centroid of each county.
data a table of county IDs, number of cases, population and strata information
spatial.polygon a Spatial Polygons class (See SpatialPolygons-class) map of Scotland
polygon a polygon map of Scotland (See polygon2spatial_polygon)

References

Clayton D. and Kaldor J. (1987) Empirical Bayes estimates of age-standardized relative risks for use in disease mapping. Biometrics, 43, 671--681

See Also

mapvariable, polygon2spatial_polygon, pennLC, NYleukemia

Aliases
  • scotland
Examples
# NOT RUN {
data(scotland)
data <- scotland$data
scotland.map <- scotland$spatial.polygon

SMR <- data$cases/data$expected
mapvariable(SMR,scotland.map)
# }
Documentation reproduced from package SpatialEpi, version 1.2.3, License: GPL-2

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