R Dataset / Package MASS / quine

Documentation

On this Picostat.com 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

Description

The 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.

Usage

quine

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

Eth

ethnic background: Aboriginal or Not, ("A" or "N").

Sex

sex: factor with levels ("F" or "M").

Age

age group: Primary ("F0"), or forms "F1," "F2" or "F3".

Lrn

learner status: factor with levels Average or Slow learner, ("AL" or "SL").

Days

days absent from school in the year.

Source

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.

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Fourth edition. Springer.

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

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Attachment Size
dataset-91339.csv 2.96 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0