R Dataset / Package car / Ginzberg


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Ginzberg data set which pertains to Data on Depression. The Ginzberg data set is found in the car R package. You can load the Ginzberg data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Ginzberg"). This will load the data into a variable called Ginzberg. If R says the Ginzberg 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 Ginzberg R data set. The size of this file is about 3,958 bytes.

Data on Depression


The Ginzberg data frame has 82 rows and 6 columns. The data are for psychiatric patients hospitalized for depression.




This data frame contains the following columns:


Measures subject's need to see the world in black and white.


Fatalism scale.


Beck self-report depression scale.


Adjusted Simplicity: Simplicity adjusted (by regression) for other variables thought to influence depression.


Adjusted Fatalism.


Adjusted Depression.


Personal communication from Georges Monette, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, York University, with the permission of the original investigator.


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


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

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