Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society)

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The zero-inflated Poisson model and the decayed, missing and filled teeth index in dental epidemiology, by D. Boehning, E. Dietz, P. Schlattmann, L. Mendonca and U. Kirchner
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, Statistics in Society, Volume 162 (1999), part 2, pages 195-209

This is the description of the data file used in the paper.

number of variables : 6
number of records : 797

Variables:

1. dmftb - DMFT-Index at the beginning of the study
2. dmfte - DMFT-Index at the end of the study
3. gender - gender of the school child
0 - female
1 - male
4. ethnic - ethnic group
1 - dark
2 - white
3 - black
5. school - school (=kind of prevention measure)
1 - oral health education
2 - all four methods together
3 - control school (no prevention measure)
4 - enrichment of the school diet with ricebran
5 - mouthrinse with 0.2% NaF-solution
6 - oral hygiene

For questions to this data file contact:

Dr. Dankmar Böhning
Priv.-Doz. (Medizinische Biometrie und Quantitative Epidemiologie)
Abteilung Epidemiologie
Institut für Soziale Medizin und Medizinische Psychologie
UKBF, Fachbereich Humanmedizin Freie Universität Berlin
Fabeckstr. 60-62
Haus 562
14195 Berlin
Germany
Tel: +49 30 8445 1292/1291
Fax: +49 30 8445 1290
E-mail : boehning@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Dataset (2K)

Forecasting on British election night 1997, by P. J. Brown, D. Firth and C. D. Payne
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, Statistics in Society, Volume 162 (1999), part 2, pages 211-226

Contact address: clive.payne@nuffield.oxford.ac.uk

1997 General Election results by constituency, in declaration order: 659 constituencies in all, one record per constituency.

7 fields in each record:

Field 1, cols 1-3: Press Association (PA) constituency ID number
Field 2, cols 5-21: Constituency name
Field 3, cols 22-27: Votes for the Conservatives
Field 4, cols 29-34: Votes for Labour
Field 5, cols 36-41: Votes for the Liberal Democrats
Field 6, cols 43-48: Votes for nationalist party (SNP if Scotland, PC if Wales)
Field 7, cols 50-55: Votes for others, aggregated

Dataset (16K)

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