R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / Political

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Political data set which pertains to Political. The Political data set is found in the Stat2Data R package. You can load the Political data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Political"). This will load the data into a variable called Political. If R says the Political 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 Political R data set. The size of this file is about 1,138 bytes.


Political

Description

Survey of political activity for Grinnell College students

Format

A dataset with 59 observations on the following 9 variables.

Year Class year (1 to 4)
Sex 0=male or 1=female
Vote Voting status: 0=not eligible, 1=eligible/not registered, 2=registered/didn't vote, 4=voted
Paper Read news (per week): 0=never, code1=less than once, 2=once, 3=2 or 3 times, 4=daily
Edit Read editorial page? 0=no or 1=yes
TV Watch TV news: 0=never, code1=less than once, 2=once, 3=2 or 3 times, 4=daily
Ethics Politics should be ruled by: 1=ethical considerations to 5=practical power
Inform How informed are you about politics? 1=uninformed to 5=very well informed
Participate Missing if Vote=0, 0 if Vote=1 or 2, 1 if Vote=3

Details

Students Jennifer Wolfson and Meredith Goulet conducted a survey in the spring of 1992 of Grinnell College students to ascertain patterns of political behavior. They took a simple random sample of 60 students who were U.S. citizens and conducted phone interviews. Using several "call backs" they obtained 59 responses.

Source

Student survey at Grinnell College

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

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Attachment Size
dataset-58653.csv 1.11 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0