R Dataset / Package MASS / Aids2


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Aids2 data set which pertains to Australian AIDS Survival Data. The Aids2 data set is found in the MASS R package. You can load the Aids2 data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Aids2"). This will load the data into a variable called Aids2. If R says the Aids2 data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("MASS") 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 Aids2 R data set. The size of this file is about 97,151 bytes.

Australian AIDS Survival Data


Data on patients diagnosed with AIDS in Australia before 1 July 1991.




This data frame contains 2843 rows and the following columns:


Grouped state of origin: "NSW "includes ACT and "other" is WA, SA, NT and TAS.


Sex of patient.


(Julian) date of diagnosis.


(Julian) date of death or end of observation.


"A" (alive) or "D" (dead) at end of observation.


Reported transmission category.


Age (years) at diagnosis.


This data set has been slightly jittered as a condition of its release, to ensure patient confidentiality.


Dr P. J. Solomon and the Australian National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research.


Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Fourth edition. Springer.


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

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