OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - absenteeism


This dataset was taken from the list of OpenIntro dataset files found at

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Researchers interested in the relationship between absenteeism from schooland certain demographic characteristics of children collected data from 146randomly sampled students in rural New South Wales, Australia, in aparticular school year.


  • eth - Ethnicity, representing Aboriginal (`A`) or not (`N`).
  • sex - Gender.
  • age - Age bucket.
  • lrn - Learner status, with average learner (`AL`) and slow learner (`SL`).
  • days - Number of days absent.


Venables WN, Ripley BD. 2002. Modern Applied Statistics with S.Fourth Edition. New York: Springer.Data can also be found in the R `MASS` package under the data set name`quine`.

Taken from:

Title Authored on Content type
R Dataset / Package psych / bfi March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - scotus_healthcare August 9, 2020 - 2:38 PM Dataset
R Dataset / Package psych / withinBetween March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / Kids198 March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Wages1 March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
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