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Causes of Death in Western Australia

Keywords: contingency table.


In 1982 in Western Australia, 1317 males and 854 females died of ischaemic heart disease, 1119 males and 828 females died of cancer, 371 males and 460 females died of cerebral vascular disease, and 346 males and 147 females died of accidents.


The data is given in the description above.


Hatton, W. M., and Clarke-Hundley, M. D. (1984). Cancer in Western Australia 1982: An analysis of age and sex-specific rates. Epidemiology Branch, Health Department of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

Rasmussen, S. (1992). An introduction to statistics with data analysis. Brooks/Cole, Pacific Grove, California, Exercise 4-28.



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