FingersMessy: Raw data from introductory statistics students at a...

FingersMessyR Documentation

Raw data from introductory statistics students at a university.

Description

This is the Fingers dataset before it was cleaned. In the cleaning process, we converted the values from numbers to appropriate types (where applicable), removed outliers that suggested data was input incorrectly, and we removed incomplete cases. The description for the dataset is: Students at a university taking an introductory statistics course were asked to complete this survey as part of their homework. (This is the same data set as the Fingers data)

Usage

FingersMessy

Format

A data frame with 157 observations on the following 16 variables:

Sex

Sex of participant.

RaceEthnic

Racial or ethnic background.

FamilyMembers

Members of immediate family (excluding self).

SSLast

Last digit of social security number (NA if no SSN).

Year

Year in school: 1=First, 2=Second, 3=Third, 4=Fourth, 5=Other

Job

Current employment status: 1=Not Working, 2=Part-time Job, 3=Full-time Job

MathAnxious

Agreement with the statement "In general I tend to feel very anxious about mathematics": 1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Disagree, 3=Neither Agree nor Disagree, 4=Agree, 5=Strongly Agree

Interest

Interest in statistics and the course: 1=No Interest, 2=Somewhat Interested, 3=Very Interested

GradePredict

Numeric prediction for final grade in the course. The value is converted from the student's letter grade prediction. 4.0=A, 3.7=A-, 3.3=B+, 3.0=B, 2.7=B-, 2.3=C+, 2.0=C, 1.7=C-, 1.3=Below C-

Thumb

Length in mm from tip of thumb to the crease between the thumb and palm.

Index

Length in mm from tip of index finger to the crease between the index finger and palm.

Middle

Length in mm from tip of middle finger to the crease between the middle finger and palm.

Ring

Length in mm from tip of ring finger to the crease between the middle finger and palm.

Pinkie

Length in mm from tip of pinkie finger to the crease between the pinkie finger and palm.

Height

Height in inches.

Weight

Weight in pounds.


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