# R Dataset / Package DAAG / measles

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On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the measles data set which pertains to Deaths in London from measles. The measles data set is found in the DAAG R package. You can load the measles data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("measles"). This will load the data into a variable called measles. If R says the measles data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("DAAG") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the measles R data set. The size of this file is about 2,709 bytes.

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## Deaths in London from measles

### Description

Deaths in London from measles: 1629 – 1939, with gaps.

### Usage

data(measles)

### Format

The format is: Time-Series [1:311] from 1629 to 1939: 42 2 3 80 21 33 27 12 NA NA ...

### Source

Guy, W. A. 1882. Two hundred and fifty years of small pox in London. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society 399-443.

Stocks, P. 1942. Measles and whooping cough during the dispersal of 1939-1940. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society 105:259-291.

### References

Lancaster, H. O. 1990. Expectations of Life. Springer.

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