Weekly number of all cause mortality from 1994-2008 in each of the six age groups <1, 1-4, 5-14, 15-44, 45-64, 65-74, 75-84 and 85 years.
The object of class
"sts" contains the number of all cause
mortality from 1994-2008 in Denmark for each
of the six age groups <1, 1-4, 5-14, 15-44, 45-64, 65-74,
75-84 and 85 years. A special feature of such EuroMOMO data is that
weeks are handled as defined by the ISO 8601 standard, which can be
handled by the
population slot of the
momo object contains the
population size in each of the six age groups.
These are yearly data obtained from the StatBank Denmark.
The aim of the EuroMOMO project is to develop and strengthen real-time monitoring of mortality across Europe; this will enhance the management of serious public health risks such as pandemic influenza, heat waves and cold snaps. For further details see the homepage of the EuroMOMO project at https://www.euromomo.eu/.
Department of Epidemiology, Statens Serum Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark StatBank Denmark, Statistics Denmark, https://www.statistikbanken.dk/
Höhle, M. and A. Mazick, A. (2009) Aberration detection in R illustrated by Danish mortality monitoring, Book chapter to appear in T. Kass-Hout and X. Zhang (Eds.) Biosurveillance: A Health Protection Priority, CRC Press.