R Dataset / Package pscl / prussian


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the prussian data set which pertains to Prussian army horse kick data. The prussian data set is found in the pscl R package. You can load the prussian data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("prussian"). This will load the data into a variable called prussian. If R says the prussian data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("pscl") 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 prussian R data set. The size of this file is about 2,838 bytes.

Prussian army horse kick data


Deaths by year, by corp, from horse kicks.




A data frame with 280 observations on the following 3 variables.


a numeric vector, count of deaths


a numeric vector, 18XX, year of observation


a factor, corp of Prussian Army generating observation


von Bortkiewicz, L. 1898. Das Gesetz der Kleinen Zahlen. Leipzig: Teubner.


corpP <- glm(y ~ corp, family=poisson,data=prussian)

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

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dataset-51077.csv 2.77 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
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