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8.2.45.74 octave.dataset.UKLungDeaths

Static Method: out = UKLungDeaths ()

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.

Format

date

Month of the observation.

ldeaths

Total lung deaths.

fdeaths

Lung deaths among females.

mdeaths

Lung deaths among males.

Source

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

Examples

t = octave.dataset.UKLungDeaths;

figure
plot (datenum (t.date), t.ldeaths);
title ("Total UK Lung Deaths")
xlabel ("Month")
ylabel ("Deaths")

figure
plot (datenum (t.date), [t.fdeaths t.mdeaths]);
title ("UK Lung Deaths buy sex")
legend ({"Female", "Male"})
xlabel ("Month")
ylabel ("Deaths")