gcsemv1: Pupils' marks from GCSE exams (UK, 1989).

Description Format Details Source See Also Examples

Description

GCSE exam results, taken from 73 schools in England, consisting of 1905 pupils.

Format

A data frame with 1905 observations on the following variables:

school

School identification (level 2 unit).

student

Student identification (level 1 unit).

female

Gender: a factor with levels Female and Male.

agemths

Age in months.

written

Score on the written component.

csework

Score on the coursework component.

cons

Constant (= 1).

Details

The gcsemv1 dataset is one of the sample datasets provided with the multilevel-modelling software package MLwiN (Rasbash et al., 2009); for further details see Rasbash et al. (2012).

Source

Rasbash, J., Charlton, C., Browne, W.J., Healy, M. and Cameron, B. (2009) MLwiN Version 2.1. Centre for Multilevel Modelling, University of Bristol.

Rasbash, J., Steele, F., Browne, W.J. and Goldstein, H. (2012) A User's Guide to MLwiN Version 2.26. Centre for Multilevel Modelling, University of Bristol.

See Also

See mlmRev package for an alternative format of the same dataset, with fewer variables.

Examples

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data(gcsemv1, package = "R2MLwiN")

(mymodel <- runMLwiN(c(written, csework) ~ 1 + female + (1 | school) + (1 | student), 
  D = "Multivariate Normal", estoptions = list(EstM = 1), data = gcsemv1))


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