R Dataset / Package car / DavisThin

Documentation

On this Picostat.com 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

Description

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.

Usage

DavisThin

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

DT1

a numeric vector

DT2

a numeric vector

DT3

a numeric vector

DT4

a numeric vector

DT5

a numeric vector

DT6

a numeric vector

DT7

a numeric vector

Source

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.]

References

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

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

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Attachment Size
dataset-63381.csv 2.65 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0