statprograms: Graduate Statistics Program Data

Description Usage Format Author(s) Examples

Description

This dataset contains various information from the majority of graduate statistics programs in the United States.

Usage

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Format

A data.frame with 490 observations and 16 columns. The columns are defined as follows:

school

The college

program

The program type as advertised by the department

program_category

The program type categorized as either "Statistics" or "Biostatistics"

degree

The degree given by the department

degree_category

The degree categorized as either "Master" or "Doctorate"

state

The state

city

The city

square_miles

The square miles of the city (or region) from https://www.wikipedia.org/

population

The population of the city (or region) from https://www.wikipedia.org/ or https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/popest/data/data-sets.html. Most are estimates from 2010 to 2014.

density

The population density

average_winter

The average winter temperature from http://weatherdb.com

average_summer

The average summer temperature from http://weatherdb.com

latitude

The latitude of the department's building (or as close as possible) from http://www.gps-coordinates.net

longitude

The longitude of the department's building (or as close as possible) from http://www.gps-coordinates.net

link

The URL of the department's website

date_collected

The date the information was recorded

Author(s)

Brett Klamer

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## Not run: 
data(statprograms)
summary(statprograms)

#----------------------------------------------------------------------------
# Plot locations on a map
#----------------------------------------------------------------------------
library(maps)
library(ggplot2)
library(mapproj)

us_states <- map_data("state")

ggplot(
  data = statprograms[statprograms$state != "Alaska", ],
  mapping = aes(x = longitude, y = latitude)
) +
  geom_polygon(
    data = us_states,
    aes(x = long, y = lat, group = group),
    fill = "white",
    color = "gray50",
    size = 0.5
  ) +
  geom_point() +
  guides(fill = FALSE) +
  coord_map(
    projection = "albers",
    lat0 = 39,
    lat1 = 45
  ) +
  theme_bw()

## End(Not run)

statprograms documentation built on June 17, 2018, 9:03 a.m.