R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / YouthRisk2007


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the YouthRisk2007 data set which pertains to YouthRisk2007. The YouthRisk2007 data set is found in the Stat2Data R package. You can load the YouthRisk2007 data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("YouthRisk2007"). This will load the data into a variable called YouthRisk2007. If R says the YouthRisk2007 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 YouthRisk2007 R data set. The size of this file is about 185,432 bytes.



Risky behavior (riding with a drnk driver) in youths


A dataset with 13387 observations on the following 6 variables.

R project statistics dataset table
ride.alc.driver 1=rode with a drinking driver in past 30 days or 0=did not
female 1=female or 0=male
grade Year in high school: 9, 10, 11, or 12
age4 Age (in years)
smoke Ever smoked? 1=yes or 0=no
DriverLicense Have a driver's license? 1=yes or 0=no


This dataset is derived from the 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), which is an annual survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor the prevalence of health-risk youth behaviors. This datset focuses on whether or not youths have recently (in past 30 days) ridden with a drunk driver.


The article "Which Young People Accept a Lift From a Drunk or Drugged Driver?" in Accident Analysis and Prevention (July 2009. pp. 703-9) provides more details.


A more recent version of the full dataset is available at http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/technical_infodata/surveydata.htm.


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

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