R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / Fertility


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Fertility data set which pertains to Fertility. The Fertility data set is found in the Stat2Data R package. You can load the Fertility data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Fertility"). This will load the data into a variable called Fertility. If R says the Fertility data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Stat2Data") 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 Fertility R data set. The size of this file is about 11,361 bytes.



Fertility measurements for a sample of women


A dataset with 333 observations on the following 10 variables.

R project statistics dataset table
Age Age (in years)
LowAFC Smallest antral follicle count
MeanAFC Average antral follicle count
FSH Maximum follicle stimulating hormone level
E2 Fertility level
MaxE2 Maximum fertility level
MaxDailyGn Maximum daily gonadotropin level
TotalGn Total gonadotropin level
Oocytes Number of egg cells
Embryos Number of embryos


A medical doctor and her team of researchers collected a variety of data on women who were having troubling getting pregnant. A key method for assessing fertility is a count of antral follicles (LowAFC or MeanAFC) that can be performed with noninvasive ultrasound. Researchers are interested in how the other variables are related to these counts.


We thank Dr. Priya Maseelall and her research team for sharing these data.


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

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