Prestige of Canadian Occupations

Description

The Prestige data frame has 102 rows and 6 columns. The observations are occupations.

Usage

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Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

education

Average education (years) of occupational incumbents, in 1971.

income

Average income (dollars) of incumbents, 1971.

women

Percentage of incumbents who are women, 1971.

prestige

Pineo-Porter prestige score for occupation, from a social survey conducted in the mid-1960s.

census

Canadian Census occupational code.

type

Type of occupation. A factor with levels (note: out of order): bc, Blue Collar; prof, Professional, Managerial, and Technical; wc, White Collar.

Source

Canada (1971) Census of Canada. Vol. 3, Part 6. Statistics Canada [pp. 19-1–19-21].

Personal communication from B. Blishen, W. Carroll, and C. Moore, Departments of Sociology, York University and University of Victoria.

References

Fox, J. (1997) Applied Regression, Linear Models, and Related Methods. Sage.