R Dataset / Package DAAG / medExpenses


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the medExpenses data set which pertains to Family Medical Expenses. The medExpenses data set is found in the DAAG R package. You can load the medExpenses data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("medExpenses"). This will load the data into a variable called medExpenses. If R says the medExpenses data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("DAAG") 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 medExpenses R data set. The size of this file is about 250 bytes.

Family Medical Expenses


The medExpenses data frame contains average weekly medical expenses including drugs for 33 families randomly sampled from a community of 600 families which contained 2700 individuals. These data were collected in the 1970's at an unknown location.





number of individuals in a family


average weekly cost for medical expenses per family member


with(medExpenses, weighted.mean(expenses, familysize))

Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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dataset-50449.csv 250 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
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