women

Average Heights and Weights for American Women

This data set gives the average heights and weights for American women aged 30--39.

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Usage
women
Details

The data set appears to have been taken from the American Society of Actuaries Build and Blood Pressure Study for some (unknown to us) earlier year.

The World Almanac notes: “The figures represent weights in ordinary indoor clothing and shoes, and heights with shoes”.

Format

A data frame with 15 observations on 2 variables.

[,1] height numeric
Height (in) [,1] height

Source

The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1975.

References

McNeil, D. R. (1977) Interactive Data Analysis. Wiley.

Aliases
  • women
Examples
library(datasets) require(graphics) plot(women, xlab = "Height (in)", ylab = "Weight (lb)", main = "women data: American women aged 30-39")
Documentation reproduced from package datasets, version 3.0.3, License: Part of R 3.0.3

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