presidents {datasets}R Documentation

Quarterly Approval Ratings of US Presidents

Description

The (approximately) quarterly approval rating for the President of the United states from the first quarter of 1945 to the last quarter of 1974.

Usage

presidents

Format

A time series of 120 values.

Details

The data are actually a fudged version of the approval ratings. See McNeil's book for details.

Source

The Gallup Organisation.

References

McNeil, D. R. (1977) Interactive Data Analysis. New York: Wiley.

Examples

plot(presidents, las = 1, ylab = "Approval rating (%)",
     main = "presidents data")

[Package datasets version 2.1.0 Index]