R Dataset / Package boot / survival

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the survival data set which pertains to Survival of Rats after Radiation Doses. The survival data set is found in the boot R package. You can load the survival data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("survival"). This will load the data into a variable called survival. If R says the survival data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("boot") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the survival R data set. The size of this file is about 136 bytes.


Survival of Rats after Radiation Doses

Description

The survival data frame has 14 rows and 2 columns.

The data measured the survival percentages of batches of rats who were given varying doses of radiation. At each of 6 doses there were two or three replications of the experiment.

Usage

survival

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

dose

The dose of radiation administered (rads).

surv

The survival rate of the batches expressed as a percentage.

Source

The data were obtained from

Efron, B. (1988) Computer-intensive methods in statistical regression. SIAM Review, 30, 421–449.

References

Davison, A.C. and Hinkley, D.V. (1997) Bootstrap Methods and Their Application. Cambridge University Press.

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Attachment Size
dataset-88201.csv 136 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0