R Dataset / Package car / Chile


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Chile data set which pertains to Voting Intentions in the 1988 Chilean Plebiscite. The Chile data set is found in the car R package. You can load the Chile data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Chile"). This will load the data into a variable called Chile. If R says the Chile data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("car") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Chile R data set. The size of this file is about 108,381 bytes.

Voting Intentions in the 1988 Chilean Plebiscite


The Chile data frame has 2700 rows and 8 columns. The data are from a national survey conducted in April and May of 1988 by FLACSO/Chile. There are some missing data.




This data frame contains the following columns:


A factor with levels: C, Central; M, Metropolitan Santiago area; N, North; S, South; SA, city of Santiago.


Population size of respondent's community.


A factor with levels: F, female; M, male.


in years.


A factor with levels (note: out of order): P, Primary; PS, Post-secondary; S, Secondary.


Monthly income, in Pesos.


Scale of support for the status-quo.


a factor with levels: A, will abstain; N, will vote no (against Pinochet); U, undecided; Y, will vote yes (for Pinochet).


Personal communication from FLACSO/Chile.


Fox, J. (2008) Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Second Edition. Sage.

Fox, J. and Weisberg, S. (2011) An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition, Sage.


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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