Ohio lung cancer data for 1968, 1978 and 1988.
- Observations = 88
- Variables = 42
- Years = 1960s-80s
|ohdat.dbf||Data set with lung mortality for Ohio (OH) counties, 1968, 1978, 1988 (for joining with OH base map)|
|ohioutmbnd.txt||Ohio County ASCII boundary files in UTM Zone 17 projection|
|ohutm.shp/shx/dbf||Shapefile constructed from ohioutmbnd.txt (no data); 88 observations, 4 variables|
|ohlung.shp/shx/dbf||Shapefile for OH counties with all data; 88 observations, 42 variables|
Source: Boundary file: Data manipulation by Luc Anselin and through GeoDa.
Lung cancer mortality data from Brad Carlin’s web site (file ohio.dat), available at http://www.biostat.umn.edu/~brad/data2.html. Conversion to GeoDa input format by Luc Anselin.
Reference: Xia, Hong and Bradley P. Carlin (1998). Spatio-temporal models with errors in covariates: mapping Ohio lung cancer mortality. Statistics in Medicine 17, 2025-043.
|CountyID||Sequential county ID (alphabetic order)|
|FIPSNO||County FIPS code (numeric)|
|AREA||Area of polygon|
|PERIMETER||Perimeter of polygon|
For each year, there are 12 variables:
|LGRyy||Lung cancer cases for gender G (male: M or female: F) and race R (white:W or black:B) in year yy (1968, 1978, 1988)|
|POPGRyy||Population at risk for gender G (male: M or female: F) and race R (W or B) in year yy (1968, 1978, 1988)|
|LGyy||Total lung cancer cases for gender G (male: M or female: F) and each year (1968, 1978, 1988)|
|POPGyy||Total population at risk by gender G (male: M or female: F) and year yy (1968, 1978, 1988)|
Prepared by Luc Anselin. Last updated June 3, 2004. Data provided “as is,” no warranties.