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8.2.45.19 octave.dataset.esoph

Static Method: out = esoph ()

Smoking, Alcohol and Esophageal Cancer

Description

Data from a case-control study of (o)esophageal cancer in Ille-et-Vilaine, France.

Format

item

Age group (years).

alcgp

Alcohol consumption (gm/day).

tobgp

Tobacco consumption (gm/day).

ncases

Number of cases.

ncontrols

Number of controls

Source

Breslow, N. E. and Day, N. E. (1980) Statistical Methods in Cancer Research. Volume 1: The Analysis of Case-Control Studies. Oxford: IARC Lyon / Oxford University Press.

Examples

# TODO: Port this from R

# TODO: Port the anova output

# TODO: Port the fancy plot
# This involves a "mosaic plot", which is not supported by Octave, so this will
# take some work.