data.pisaRead: Dataset PISA Reading

Description

This is an example PISA dataset of reading items. The dataset contains 623 students on 12 items.

Usage

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Format

The dataset is a list. The list element data contains the dataset with the demographical variables student ID (idstud), school ID (idschool), a dummy variable for female students (female), socioeconomic status (hisei) and migrational background (migra). The remaining variables (starting with R in the name) are the reading items.
The item metadata are included in the list element item which contains item name (item), testlet label (testlet), item format (ItemFormat), text type (TextType) and text aspect (Aspect).

The format is:

List of 2
$ data:'data.frame':
..$ idstud : num [1:623] 9e+10 9e+10 9e+10 9e+10 9e+10 ...
..$ idschool: int [1:623] 900003 900003 900003 900003 ...
..$ female : int [1:623] 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 ...
..$ hisei : num [1:623] -1.16 -0.671 1.286 0.185 1.225 ...
..$ migra : int [1:623] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ...
..$ R432Q01 : int [1:623] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ...
..$ R432Q05 : int [1:623] 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 ...
..$ R432Q06 : int [1:623] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ...
..$ R456Q01 : int [1:623] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ...
..$ R456Q02 : int [1:623] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ...
..$ R456Q06 : int [1:623] 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 ...
..$ R460Q01 : int [1:623] 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 ...
..$ R460Q05 : int [1:623] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ...
..$ R460Q06 : int [1:623] 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 ...
..$ R466Q02 : int [1:623] 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 ...
..$ R466Q03 : int [1:623] 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 ...
..$ R466Q06 : int [1:623] 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 ...
$ item:'data.frame':
..$ item : Factor w/ 12 levels "R432Q01","R432Q05",..: 1 2 3 4 ...
..$ testlet : Factor w/ 4 levels "R432","R456",..: 1 1 1 2 ...
..$ ItemFormat: Factor w/ 2 levels "CR","MC": 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 ...
..$ TextType : Factor w/ 3 levels "Argumentation",..: 1 1 1 3 ...
..$ Aspect : Factor w/ 3 levels "Access_and_retrieve",..: 2 3 2 1 ...


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