R Dataset / Package wooldridge / lowbrth


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the lowbrth data set which pertains to lowbrth. The lowbrth data set is found in the wooldridge R package. You can load the lowbrth data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("lowbrth"). This will load the data into a variable called lowbrth. If R says the lowbrth data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("wooldridge") 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 lowbrth R data set. The size of this file is about 42,338 bytes.



Data loads lazily. Type data(lowbrth) into the console.




A data.frame with 100 rows and 36 variables:

  • year. 1987 or 1990

  • lowbrth. perc births low weight

  • infmort. infant mortality rate

  • afdcprt. # participants in AFDC, 1000s

  • popul. population, 1000s

  • pcinc. per capita income

  • physic. # physicians, 1000s

  • afdcprc. percent of pop in AFDC

  • d90. =1 if year == 1990

  • lpcinc. log of pcinc

  • cafdcprc. change in afdcprc

  • clpcinc. change in lpcinc

  • lphysic. log of physic

  • clphysic. change in lphysic

  • clowbrth. change in lowbrth

  • cinfmort. change in infmort

  • afdcpay. avg monthly AFDC payment

  • afdcinc. afdcpay as percent pcinc

  • lafdcpay. log of afdcpay

  • clafdcpy. change in lafdcpay

  • cafdcinc. change in afdcinc

  • stateabb. state postal code

  • state. name of state

  • beds. # hospital beds, 1000s

  • bedspc. beds per capita

  • lbedspc. log(bedspc)

  • clbedspc. change in lbedspc

  • povrate. percent people below poverty line

  • cpovrate. change in povrate

  • afdcpsq. afdcper^2

  • cafdcpsq. change in afdcpsq

  • physicpc. physicians per capita

  • lphypc. log(physicpc)

  • clphypc. change in lphypc

  • lpopul. log(popul)

  • clpopul. change in lpopul





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Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
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