R Dataset / Package vcd / Punishment

Submitted by pmagunia on March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM
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Corporal Punishment Data

Description

Data from a study of the Gallup Institute in Denmark in 1979 about the attitude of a random sample of 1,456 persons towards corporal punishment of children.

Usage

data("Punishment")

Format

A data frame with 36 observations and 5 variables.

Freq

frequency.

attitude

factor indicating attitude: (no, moderate) punishment of children.

memory

factor indicating whether the person had memories of corporal punishment as a child (yes, no).

education

factor indicating highest level of education (elementary, secondary, high).

age

factor indicating age group in years (15-24, 25-39, 40-).

Note

Anderson (1991) erroneously indicates the total sum of respondents to be 783.

Source

E. B. Andersen (1991), The Statistical Analysis of Categorical Data, pages 207–208.

References

E. B. Andersen (1991), The Statistical Analysis of Categorical Data. 2nd edition. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Examples

data("Punishment", package = "vcd")
pun <- xtabs(Freq ~ memory + attitude + age + education, data = Punishment)## model: ~ (memory + attitude) * age * education
## use maximum sum-of-squares test/shading
cotabplot(~ memory + attitude | age + education, data = pun, panel = cotab_coindep,
  n = 5000, type = "assoc", test = "maxchisq", interpolate = 1:2)
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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