R Dataset / Package HSAUR / womensrole


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the womensrole data set which pertains to Womens Role in Society . The womensrole data set is found in the HSAUR R package. You can load the womensrole data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("womensrole"). This will load the data into a variable called womensrole. If R says the womensrole data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("HSAUR") 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 womensrole R data set. The size of this file is about 702 bytes.

Womens Role in Society


Data from a survey from 1974 / 1975 asking both female and male responders about their opinion on the statement: Women should take care of running their homes and leave running the country up to men.




A data frame with 42 observations on the following 4 variables.


years of education.


a factor with levels Male and Female.


number of subjects in agreement with the statement.


number of subjects in disagreement with the statement.


The data are from Haberman (1973) and also given in Collett (2003). The questions here are whether the response of men and women differ.


S. J. Haberman (1973), The analysis of residuals in cross-classificed tables. Biometrics, 29, 205–220.

D. Collett (2003), Modelling Binary Data. Chapman and Hall / CRC, London. 2nd edition.


  data("womensrole", package = "HSAUR")
  summary(subset(womensrole, sex == "Female"))
  summary(subset(womensrole, sex == "Male"))

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

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Attachment Size
dataset-94964.csv 702 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0