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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: https://www.openintro.org/data/index.php?data=absenteeism.