These data are in Table 9.1 of the 3rd edition of Agresti and Finlay's *Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences*. The data are from *Statistical Abstract of the United States* and most variables were measured in 1993.

af_crime93

Format

A data frame with 51 observations on the following 8 variables.

state

a character vector for the state

violent

a numeric vector for the violent crime rate (per 100,000 people in population)

murder

a numeric vector for the murder rate (per 100,000 people in population)

poverty

a numeric vector for the percent with income below the poverty level

single

a numeric vector for the percent of families headed by a single parent

metro

a numeric vector for the percent of population in metropolitan areas

white

a numeric vector for the percentage of the state that is white

highschool

a numeric vector for the percent of state that graduated from high school

Details

The data are from Statistical Abstract of the United States and most variables were measured in 1993. These data should result in regressions that would flunk a Breusch-Pagan test for heteroskedasticity.

References

Agresti, Alan and Barbara Finley. 1997. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences. Prentice Hall. (3rd Edition)