R Dataset / Package car / DavisThin


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the DavisThin data set which pertains to Davis's Data on Drive for Thinness. The DavisThin data set is found in the car R package. You can load the DavisThin data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("DavisThin"). This will load the data into a variable called DavisThin. If R says the DavisThin 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 DavisThin R data set. The size of this file is about 2,716 bytes.

Davis's Data on Drive for Thinness


The DavisThin data frame has 191 rows and 7 columns. This is part of a larger dataset for a study of eating disorders. The seven variables in the data frame comprise a "drive for thinness" scale, to be formed by summing the items.




This data frame contains the following columns:


a numeric vector


a numeric vector


a numeric vector


a numeric vector


a numeric vector


a numeric vector


a numeric vector


Davis, C., G. Claridge, and D. Cerullo (1997) Personality factors predisposing to weight preoccupation: A continuum approach to the association between eating disorders and personality disorders. Journal of Psychiatric Research 31, 467–480. [personal communication from the authors.]


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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