hsb: Career choice of high school students

Description Usage Format Details Source

Description

Data was collected as a subset of the "High School and Beyond" study conducted by the National Education Longitudinal Studies (NELS) program of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 200 observations on the following 11 variables.

id

ID of student

gender

a factor with levels female male

race

a factor with levels african-amer asian hispanic white

ses

socioeconomic class - a factor with levels high low middle

schtyp

school type - a factor with levels private public

prog

choice of high school program - a factor with levels academic general vocation

read

reading score

write

writing score

math

math score

science

science score

socst

social science score

Details

One purpose of the study was to determine which factors are related to the choice of the type of program, academic, vocational or general, that the students pursue in high school.

Source

National Education Longitudinal Studies (NELS) program of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).


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