R Dataset / Package vcd / WomenQueue


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the WomenQueue data set which pertains to Women in Queues. The WomenQueue data set is found in the vcd R package. You can load the WomenQueue data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("WomenQueue"). This will load the data into a variable called WomenQueue. If R says the WomenQueue 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 WomenQueue R data set. The size of this file is about 87 bytes.

Women in Queues


Data from Jinkinson \& Slater (1981) and Hoaglin \& Tukey (1985) reporting the frequency distribution of females in 100 queues of length 10 in a London Underground station.




A 1-way table giving the number of women in 100 queues of length 10. The variable and its levels are

No Name Levels
1 nWomen 0, 1, ..., 10


M. Friendly (2000), Visualizing Categorical Data, pages 19–20.


D. C. Hoaglin \& J. W. Tukey (1985), Checking the shape of discrete distributions. In D. C. Hoaglin, F. Mosteller, J. W. Tukey (eds.), Exploring Data Tables, Trends and Shapes, chapter 9. John Wiley \& Sons, New York.

R. A. Jinkinson \& M. Slater (1981), Critical discussion of a graphical method for identifying discrete distributions, The Statistician, 30, 239–248.

M. Friendly (2000), Visualizing Categorical Data. SAS Institute, Cary, NC.


gf <- goodfit(WomenQueue, type = "binomial")

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