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Education and Related Statistics for the U.S. States

The States data frame has 51 rows and 8 columns. The observations are the U. S. states and Washington, D. C.

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States
Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

region

U. S. Census regions. A factor with levels: ENC, East North Central; ESC, East South Central; MA, Mid-Atlantic; MTN, Mountain; NE, New England; PAC, Pacific; SA, South Atlantic; WNC, West North Central; WSC, West South Central.

pop

Population: in 1,000s.

SATV

Average score of graduating high-school students in the state on the verbal component of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (a standard university admission exam).

SATM

Average score of graduating high-school students in the state on the math component of the Scholastic Aptitude Test.

percent

Percentage of graduating high-school students in the state who took the SAT exam.

dollars

State spending on public education, in \$1000s per student.

pay

Average teacher's salary in the state, in $1000s.

References

Moore, D. (1995) The Basic Practice of Statistics. Freeman, Table 2.1.

Aliases
  • States
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