R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Doctor

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Doctor data set which pertains to Number of Doctor Visits . The Doctor data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the Doctor data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Doctor"). This will load the data into a variable called Doctor. If R says the Doctor data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Ecdat") 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 Doctor R data set. The size of this file is about 7,387 bytes.


Number of Doctor Visits

Description

a cross-section from 1986

number of observations : 485

observation : individuals

country : United States

Usage

data(Doctor)

Format

A dataframe containing :

doctor

the number of doctor visits

children

the number of children in the household

access

is a measure of access to health care

health

a measure of health status (larger positive numbers are associated with poorer health)

Source

Gurmu, Shiferaw (1997) “Semiparametric estimation of hurdle regression models with an application to medicaid utilization”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 12(3), 225-242.

References

Davidson, R. and James G. MacKinnon (2004) Econometric Theory and Methods, New York, Oxford University Press, http://www.econ.queensu.ca/ETM/, chapter 11.

Journal of Applied Econometrics data archive : http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/jae/.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations

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

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Attachment Size
dataset-34323.csv 7.21 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0