R Dataset / Package car / Vocab


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Vocab data set which pertains to Vocabulary and Education. The Vocab data set is found in the car R package. You can load the Vocab data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Vocab"). This will load the data into a variable called Vocab. If R says the Vocab 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 Vocab R data set. The size of this file is about 391,174 bytes.

Vocabulary and Education


The Vocab data frame has 21,638 rows and 5 columns. The observations are respondents to U.S. General Social Surveys, 1972-2004.




This data frame contains the following columns:


Year of the survey.


Sex of the respondent, Female or Male.


Education, in years.


Vocabulary test score: number correct on a 10-word test.


National Opinion Research Center General Social Survey. GSS Cumulative Datafile 1972-2004, downloaded from http://sda.berkeley.edu/archive.htm.


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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