On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the quine data set which pertains to Absenteeism from School in Rural New South Wales. The quine data set is found in the MASS R package. You can load the quine data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("quine"). This will load the data into a variable called quine. If R says the quine data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("MASS") 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 quine R data set. The size of this file is about 3,032 bytes.
Absenteeism from School in Rural New South Wales
quine data frame has 146 rows and 5 columns. Children from Walgett, New South Wales, Australia, were classified by Culture, Age, Sex and Learner status and the number of days absent from school in a particular school year was recorded.
This data frame contains the following columns:
ethnic background: Aboriginal or Not, (
sex: factor with levels (
age group: Primary (
"F0"), or forms
learner status: factor with levels Average or Slow learner, (
days absent from school in the year.
S. Quine, quoted in Aitkin, M. (1978) The analysis of unbalanced cross classifications (with discussion). Journal of the Royal Statistical Society series A 141, 195–223.
Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Fourth edition. Springer.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.