R Dataset / Package MASS / UScereal


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the UScereal data set which pertains to Nutritional and Marketing Information on US Cereals. The UScereal data set is found in the MASS R package. You can load the UScereal data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("UScereal"). This will load the data into a variable called UScereal. If R says the UScereal 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 UScereal R data set. The size of this file is about 5,114 bytes.

Nutritional and Marketing Information on US Cereals


The UScereal data frame has 65 rows and 11 columns. The data come from the 1993 ASA Statistical Graphics Exposition, and are taken from the mandatory F&DA food label. The data have been normalized here to a portion of one American cup.




This data frame contains the following columns:


Manufacturer, represented by its first initial: G=General Mills, K=Kelloggs, N=Nabisco, P=Post, Q=Quaker Oats, R=Ralston Purina.


number of calories in one portion.


grams of protein in one portion.


grams of fat in one portion.


milligrams of sodium in one portion.


grams of dietary fibre in one portion.


grams of complex carbohydrates in one portion.


grams of sugars in one portion.


display shelf (1, 2, or 3, counting from the floor).


grams of potassium.


vitamins and minerals (none, enriched, or 100%).


The original data are available at http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/datasets/1993.expo/.


Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (1999) Modern Applied Statistics with S-PLUS. Third Edition. Springer.


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

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