R Dataset / Package HistData / Prostitutes

Submitted by pmagunia on March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Attachment Size
dataset-52974.csv 14.77 KB
Documentation

Parent-Duchatelet's time-series data on the number of prostitutes in Paris

Description

A table indicating month by month, for the years 1812-1854, the number of prostitutes on the registers of the administration of the city of Paris.

Usage

data(Prostitutes)

Format

A data frame with 516 observations on the following 5 variables.

Year

a numeric vector

month

a factor with levels Apr Aug Dec Feb Jan Jul Jun Mar May Nov Oct Sep

count

a numeric vector: number of prostitutes

mon

a numeric vector: numeric month

date

a Date

Details

The data table was digitally scanned with OCR, and errors were corrected by comparing the yearly totals recorded in the table to the row sums of the scanned data.

Source

Parent-Duchatelet, A. (1857), De la prostitution dans la ville de Paris, 3rd ed, p. 32, 36

Examples

data(Prostitutes)
## maybe str(Prostitutes) ; plot(Prostitutes) ...
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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