Sudden Infant Death Syndrome sample data for North Carolina counties, two time periods (1974-78 and 1979-84). Same as SIDS data set, except that the computed rates are included.
- Observations = 100
- Variables = 17
- Years = 1970s-80s
Cressie, Noel (1993). Statistics for Spatial Data. New York, Wiley, pp. 386-389. Rates computed.
|AREA||County area (computed by ArcView)|
|PERIMETER||County perimeter (computed by ArcView)|
|CNTY_ID||County internal ID|
|FIPS||County fips code, as character (state code + county code)|
|FIPSNO||County fips code, numeric, used in GeoDa User’s Guide and tutorials|
|CRESS_ID||County ID used by Cressie (1993)|
|BIR74||Live births, 1974-78|
|SID74||SIDS deaths, 1974-78|
|NWBIR74||Non-white births, 1974-78|
|BIR79||Live births, 1979-84|
|SID79||SIDS deaths, 1979-84|
|NWBIR79||Non-white births, 1979-84|
|SIDR74||SIDS death rate per 1,000 (1974-78)|
|SIDR79||SIDS death rate per 1,000 (1979-84)|
|NWR74||Non-white birth rate (non-white per 1000 births), 1974-78|
|NWR79||Non-white birth rate (non-white per 1000 births), 1979-84|
Prepared by Luc Anselin. Last updated June 16, 2003. Data provided “as is,” no warranties.