R Dataset / Package mosaicData / Births

Submitted by pmagunia on March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
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dataset-25015.csv 274.69 KB
Documentation

US Births

Description

Number of births each day from 1968 to 1988

Usage

data(Births)

Format

A data.frame with 7305 observations on the following 8 variables.

itemcodedate [Date] itemcodebirths number of births on date [integer] itemcodewday day of week [ordered factor] itemcodeyear year [integer] itemcodemonth month [integer] itemcodeday day of month [integer] itemcodeday_of_year day of year [integer] itemcodeday_of_week day of week [integer]

Details

The number of births in Births78 is slightly lower than the number of births in this data set for the year 1978. See the examples.

Source

Data source: National Vital Statistics System natality data, as provided by Google BigQuery and exported to csv Robert Kern (http://www.mechanicalkern.com/static/birthdates-1968-1988.csv)

Examples

data(Births)
if(require(ggplot2)) {
  ggplot(data = Births, aes(x = date, y = births, colour = wday)) +
    stat_smooth(se = FALSE, alpha = 0.8, geom = "line")
  ggplot(data = Births, aes(x = day_of_year, y = births, colour = wday)) +
    geom_point(size = 0.4, alpha = 0.5) +
    stat_smooth(se = FALSE, geom = "line", alpha = 0.6, size = 1.5)
  if (require(dplyr)) {
    ggplot(
     data =  bind_cols(Births %>% filter(year == 1978), 
                       Births78 %>% rename(births78 = births)),
     aes(x = births - births78)
     ) +
     geom_histogram(binwidth = 1)
  }
}
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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