Spouse: Convictions in spouse murder cases by gender

Description Usage Format Source References Examples

Description

Data for Exercise 8.33

Usage

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Format

A data frame/tibble with 540 observations on two variables

result

a factor with levels not prosecuted, pleaded guilty, convicted, and acquited

spouse

a factor with levels husband and wife

Source

Bureau of Justice Statistics (September 1995), Spouse Murder Defendants in Large Urban Counties, Executive Summary, NCJ-156831.

References

Kitchens, L. J. (2003) Basic Statistics and Data Analysis. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole, a division of Thomson Learning.

Examples

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T1 <- xtabs(~result + spouse, data = Spouse)
T1
chisq.test(T1)
rm(T1)

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