Death by Horse Kicks
Data from von Bortkiewicz (1898), given by Andrews \& Herzberg (1985),
on number of deaths by horse or mule kicks in 10 (of 14 reported)
corps of the Prussian army. 4 corps were not considered by Fisher
(1925) as they had a different organization. This data set is a
popular subset of the
A 1-way table giving the number of deaths in 200 corps-years. The
variable and its levels are
No || Name || Levels
1 || nDeaths || 0, 1, ..., 4
Michael Friendly (2000),
Visualizing Categorical Data, page 18.
D. F. Andrews & A. M. Herzberg (1985),
Data: A Collection of Problems from Many Fields for the Student
and Research Worker.
Springer-Verlag, New York, NY.
R. A. Fisher (1925),
Statistical Methods for Research Workers.
Oliver \& Boyd, London.
L. von Bortkiewicz (1898),
Das Gesetz der kleinen Zahlen.
M. Friendly (2000),
Visualizing Categorical Data.
SAS Institute, Cary, NC.
gf <- goodfit(HorseKicks)
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.