R Dataset / Package vcd / DanishWelfare

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the DanishWelfare data set which pertains to Danish Welfare Study Data. The DanishWelfare data set is found in the vcd R package. You can load the DanishWelfare data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("DanishWelfare"). This will load the data into a variable called DanishWelfare. If R says the DanishWelfare data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("vcd") 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 DanishWelfare R data set. The size of this file is about 6,841 bytes.


Danish Welfare Study Data

Description

Data from the Danish Welfare Study.

Usage

data("DanishWelfare")

Format

A data frame with 180 observations and 5 variables.

Freq

frequency.

Alcohol

factor indicating daily alcohol consumption: less than 1 unit (<1), 1-2 units (1-2) or more than 2 units (>2). 1 unit is approximately 1 bottle of beer or 4cl 40% alcohol.

Income

factor indicating income group in 1000 DKK (0-50, 50-100, 100-150, >150).

Status

factor indicating marriage status (Widow, Married, Unmarried).

Urban

factor indicating urbanization: Copenhagen (Copenhagen), Suburbian Copenhagen (SubCopenhagen), three largest cities (LargeCity), other cities (City), countryside (Country).

Source

E. B. Andersen (1991), The Statistical Analysis of Categorical Data, page 205.

References

E. B. Andersen (1991), The Statistical Analysis of Categorical Data. 2nd edition. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Examples

data("DanishWelfare")
ftable(xtabs(Freq ~ ., data = DanishWelfare))
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-97168.csv 6.68 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0