R Dataset / Package KMsurv / bfeed


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the bfeed data set which pertains to data from Section 1.14. The bfeed data set is found in the KMsurv R package. You can load the bfeed data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("bfeed"). This will load the data into a variable called bfeed. If R says the bfeed data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("KMsurv") 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 bfeed R data set. The size of this file is about 21,818 bytes.

data from Section 1.14


The bfeed data frame has 927 rows and 10 columns.


This data frame contains the following columns:


Duration of breast feeding, weeks


Indicator of completed breast feeding (1=yes, 0=no)


Race of mother (1=white, 2=black, 3=other)


Mother in poverty (1=yes, 0=no)


Mother smoked at birth of child (1=yes, 0=no)


Mother used alcohol at birth of child (1=yes, 0=no)


Age of mother at birth of child


Year of birth


Education level of mother (years of school)


Prenatal care after 3rd month (1=yes, 0=no)


Klein and Moeschberger (1997) Survival Analysis Techniques for Censored and truncated data, Springer. National Longitudinal Survey of Youth Handbook The Ohio State University, 1995.



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