Overview

From the United States Cancer Statistics as part of the U.S. Center for Disease Control, the following data set focuses on the crude rate for all types of cancer reported for different demograpic groups. Significant groupings include age, gender, race and geographical area.

http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/npcr/uscs/download_data.htm

Downloads

Download all of the following files.

Usage

This library has 3 functions you can use.
(require "cancer.rkt")
(get-reports false)
(get-reports-by-year "1999" false)
(get-reports-by-area "Alabama" false)
Additionally, some of the functions can optionally return Big Data using an extra argument. If you use this Big Data, it may be much slower. Wait until you are sure your code is correct before using these examples.
(require "cancer.rkt")
; These may be slow!
(get-reports true)
(get-reports-by-year "1999" true)
(get-reports-by-area "Alabama" true)

Documentation

 get-reports(test)

Returns cancer reports from the dataset.

 get-reports-by-year(year, test)

Given a year, returns all the cancer reports for that year in the database.

 get-reports-by-area(area, test)

Given a area, returns all the cancer reports for that area in the database.