R Dataset / Package car / Womenlf


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Womenlf data set which pertains to Canadian Women's Labour-Force Participation. The Womenlf data set is found in the car R package. You can load the Womenlf data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Womenlf"). This will load the data into a variable called Womenlf. If R says the Womenlf 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 Womenlf R data set. The size of this file is about 8,657 bytes.

Canadian Women's Labour-Force Participation


The Womenlf data frame has 263 rows and 4 columns. The data are from a 1977 survey of the Canadian population.




This data frame contains the following columns:


Labour-Force Participation. A factor with levels (note: out of order): fulltime, Working full-time; not.work, Not working outside the home; parttime, Working part-time.


Husband's income, $1000s.


Presence of children in the household. A factor with levels: absent, present.


A factor with levels: Atlantic, Atlantic Canada; BC, British Columbia; Ontario; Prairie, Prairie provinces; Quebec.


Social Change in Canada Project. York Institute for Social Research.


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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