UScereal {MASS}R Documentation

Nutritional and Marketing Information on US Cereals

Description

The UScereal data frame has 65 rows and 11 columns. The data come from the 1993 ASA Statistical Graphics Exposition, and are taken from the mandatory F&DA food label. The data have been normalized here to a portion of one American cup.

Usage

UScereal

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

mfr
Manufacturer, represented by its first initial: G=General Mills, K=Kelloggs, N=Nabisco, P=Post, Q=Quaker Oats, R=Ralston Purina.
calories
number of calories in one portion
protein
grams of protein in one portion
fat
grams of fat in one portion
sodium
milligrams of sodium in one portion
fibre
grams of dietary fibre in one portion
carbo
grams of complex carbohydrates in one portion
sugars
grams of sugars in one portion
shelf
display shelf (1, 2, or 3, counting from the floor)
potassium
grams of potassium
vitamins
vitamins and minerals (none, enriched, or 100%)

Source

The original data are available at http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/datasets/1993.expo/.

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (1999) Modern Applied Statistics with S-PLUS. Third Edition. Springer.


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