A subset of data from the World Health Organization Global Tuberculosis Report, and accompanying global populations.
who: a data frame with 7,240 rows and the columns:
2 & 3 letter ISO country codes
Counts of new TB cases recorded by group. Column names encode three variables that describe the group (see details).
population: a data frame with 4,060 rows and three columns:
The data uses the original codes given by the World Health
Organization. The column names for columns five through 60 are made by
new_ to a code for method of diagnosis (
sn = negative pulmonary smear,
sp = positive
ep = extrapulmonary) to a code for gender
f = female,
m = male) to a code for age group (
0-14 yrs of age,
1524 = 15-24 years of age,
2534 = 25 to
34 years of age,
3544 = 35 to 44 years of age,
4554 = 45 to
54 years of age,
5564 = 55 to 64 years of age,
65 = 65 years
of age or older).