OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - smoking


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

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Survey data on smoking habits from the UK. The data set can be used foranalyzing the demographic characteristics of smokers and types of tobaccoconsumed.


  • gender - Gender with levels Female and Male.
  • age - Age.
  • marital_status - Marital status with levels Divorced, Married, Separated, Single and Widowed.
  • highest_qualification - Highest education level with levels A Levels, Degree, GCSE/CSE, GCSE/O Level, Higher/Sub Degree, No Qualification, ONC/BTEC and Other/Sub Degree
  • nationality - Nationality with levels British, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Other, Refused and Unknown.
  • ethnicity - Ethnicity with levels Asian, Black, Chinese, Mixed, White and Refused Unknown.
  • gross_income - Gross income with levels Under 2,600, 2,600 to 5,200, 5,200 to 10,400, 10,400 to 15,600, 15,600 to 20,800, 20,800 to 28,600, 28,600 to 36,400, Above 36,400, Refused and Unknown.
  • region - Region with levels London, Midlands & East Anglia, Scotland, South East, South West, The North and Wales
  • smoke - Smoking status with levels No and Yes
  • amt_weekends - Number of cigarettes smoked per day on weekends.
  • amt_weekdays - Number of cigarettes smoked per day on weekdays.
  • type - Type of cigarettes smoked with levels Packets, Hand-Rolled, Both/Mainly Packets and Both/Mainly Hand-Rolled


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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
Attachment Size
dataset-747257270.csv 170.44 KB
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