R Dataset / Package survival / logan

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the logan data set which pertains to Data from the 1972-78 GSS data used by Logan. The logan data set is found in the survival R package. You can load the logan data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("logan"). This will load the data into a variable called logan. If R says the logan data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("survival") 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 logan R data set. The size of this file is about 33,005 bytes.


Data from the 1972-78 GSS data used by Logan

Description

Intergenerational occupational mobility data with covariates.

Usage

data(logan)

Format

A data frame with 838 observations on the following 4 variables.

occupation

subject's occupation, a factor with levels farm, operatives, craftsmen, sales, and professional

focc

father's occupation

education

total years of schooling, 0 to 20

race

levels of non-black and black

Source

General Social Survey data, see the web site for detailed information on the variables. http://www3.norc.org/GSS+Website.

References

Logan, John A. (1983). A Multivariate Model for Mobility Tables. American Journal of Sociology 89: 324-349.

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

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Attachment Size
dataset-30598.csv 32.23 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0