expenditures: synthetic household expenditures toy data set

Description Usage Format Details Author(s) References Examples

Description

This data set from Aitchison (1986), p. 395, describes household expenditures (in former Hong Kong dollars) on five commundity groups.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 20 observations on the following 5 variables.

Details

This data set contains household expenditures on five commodity groups of 20 single men. The variables represent housing (including fuel and light), foodstuff, alcohol and tobacco, other goods (including clothing, footwear and durable goods) and services (including transport and vehicles). Thus they represent the ratios of the men's income spent on the mentioned expenditures.

Author(s)

Matthias Templ matthias.templ@tuwien.ac.at, Karel Hron

References

Aitchison, J. (1986) The Statistical Analysis of Compositional Data Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability. Chapman \& Hall Ltd., London (UK). 416p.

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data(expenditures)
## imputing a missing value in the data set using k-nearest neighbor imputation:
expenditures[1,3]
expenditures[1,3] <- NA
impKNNa(expenditures)$xImp[1,3]

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