UKLungDeaths {ts}R Documentation

Monthly Deaths from Lung Diseases in the UK

Description

Three time series giving the monthly deaths from bronchitis, emphysema and asthma in the UK, 1974–1979, both sexes (ldeaths), males (mdeaths) and females (fdeaths).

Usage

data(UKLungDeaths)

Source

P. J. Diggle (1990) Time Series: A Biostatistical Introduction. Oxford, table A.3

Examples

data(UKLungDeaths)
plot(ldeaths) 
plot(mdeaths, fdeaths) 
## Better labels:
yr <- floor(tt <- time(mdeaths))
plot(mdeaths, fdeaths,
     xy.labels = paste(month.abb[12*(tt - yr)], yr-1900, sep="'"))

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