Boston

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The Boston data frame has 506 rows and 14 columns.

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Boston
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This data frame contains the following columns:

crim
per capita crime rate by town.
zn
proportion of residential land zoned for lots over 25,000 sq.ft.
indus
proportion of non-retail business acres per town.
chas
Charles River dummy variable (= 1 if tract bounds river; 0 otherwise).
nox
nitrogen oxides concentration (parts per 10 million).
rm
average number of rooms per dwelling.
age
proportion of owner-occupied units built prior to 1940.
dis
weighted mean of distances to five Boston employment centres.
rad
index of accessibility to radial highways.
tax
full-value property-tax rate per \$10,000.
ptratio
pupil-teacher ratio by town.
black
\(1000(Bk - 0.63)^2\) where \(Bk\) is the proportion of blacks by town.
lstat
lower status of the population (percent).
medv
median value of owner-occupied homes in \$1000s.

Aliases
  • Boston
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