US election data, at the state level, in the 2000 Presidential Election from Kieschnick and McCullough (2003).

Usage

data("bush2000")

Arguments

Format

A data frame with 51 observations on the following 10 variables.

state

name of state a factor with levels 51 levels.

bush

proportion of state's vote for George Bush

male

percentage of population male

pop

population

rural

percentage of population living in rural areas

bpovl

percentage of population with income below the poverty level

clfu

unemployment rate (%)

mgt18

percentage of male population older than 18 years

pgt65

percentage of population older than 65 years

numgt75

percentage of population with income greater than 75K

Details

The US election data, at the state level, in the 2000 Presidential Election. The response variable is the proportion of the state that voted for George Bush; and the predictors are state demographic indicators.

References

Kieschnick, R. and McCullough, B. D. (2003) Regression analysis of variates observed on (0, 1): percentages, proportions and fractions,
Statistical Modelling, 3, Vol 3, pp 193-213, Sage Publications Sage CA: Thousand Oaks, CA.