R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / MetroHealth83


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the MetroHealth83 data set which pertains to MetroHealth83. The MetroHealth83 data set is found in the Stat2Data R package. You can load the MetroHealth83 data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("MetroHealth83"). This will load the data into a variable called MetroHealth83. If R says the MetroHealth83 data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Stat2Data") 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 MetroHealth83 R data set. The size of this file is about 8,353 bytes.



Health services data for 83 metropolitan areas


A dataset with 83 observations on the following 16 variables.

R project statistics dataset table
City Name of the metropolitan area
NumMDs Number of physicians
RateMDs Number of physicians per 100,000 people
NumHospitals Nmber of community hospitals
NumBeds Number of hospital beds
RateBeds Number of hospital beds per 100,000 people
NumMedicare Number of Medicare recipients in 2003
PctChangeMedicare Percent change in Medicare recipients (2000 to 2003)
MedicareRate Number of Medicare recipients per 100,000 people
SSBNum Number of Social Security recipients in 2004
SSBRate Number of Social Security recipients per 100,000 people
SSBChange Percent change in Social Security recipients (2000 to 2004)
NumRetired Number of retired workers
SSINum Number of Supplemental Security Income recipients in 2004
SSIRate Number of Supplemental Security Income recipients per 100,000 people
SqrtMDs Square root of numver of physicians


The U.S. Census Bureau regularly collects infomration for many metropolitan areas in the United States, including data on number of phsycians and number (and size) of hospitals. This dataset has such information for 83 different metropolian areas.


U.S. Census Bureau: 2006 State and Metropolitan Area Data Book (Table B-6)


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

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Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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