quine {MASS}R Documentation

Absenteeism from School in Rural New South Wales

Description

The quine data frame has 146 rows and 5 columns. Children from Walgett, New South Wales, Australia, were classified by Culture, Age, Sex and Learner status and the number of days absent from school in a particular school year was recorded.

Usage

quine

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

Eth
Ethnic background: Aboriginal or Not, ("A" or "N").
Sex
Sex factor: ("F" or "M").
Age
Age group: Primary ("F0"), or forms "F1," "F2" or "F3".
Lrn
Learner status factor: Average or Slow learner, ("AL" or "SL").
Days
Days absent from school in the year.

Source

S. Quine, quoted in Aitkin, M. (1978) The analysis of unbalanced cross classifications (with discussion). Journal of the Royal Statistical Society series A 141, 195–223.

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Fourth edition. Springer.


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