R Dataset / Package car / Robey


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Robey data set which pertains to Fertility and Contraception. The Robey data set is found in the car R package. You can load the Robey data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Robey"). This will load the data into a variable called Robey. If R says the Robey 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 Robey R data set. The size of this file is about 1,285 bytes.

Fertility and Contraception


The Robey data frame has 50 rows and 3 columns. The observations are developing nations around 1990.




This data frame contains the following columns:


A factor with levels: Africa; Asia, Asia and Pacific; Latin.Amer, Latin America and Caribbean; Near.East, Near East and North Africa.


Total fertility rate (children per woman).


Percent of contraceptors among married women of childbearing age.


Robey, B., Shea, M. A., Rutstein, O. and Morris, L. (1992) The reproductive revolution: New survey findings. Population Reports. Technical Report M-11.


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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dataset-36754.csv 1.25 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
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