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 FingersMessy R 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
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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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