Male_Children: Male children data

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

The number of male children among the first 12 children of family size 13 in 6115 families taken from the hospital records in the nineteenth century Saxony (Sokal & Rohlf(1994), Lindsey (1995), p. 59). The thirteenth child is ignored to assuage the effect of families non-randomly stopping when a desired gender is reached.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 2 columns and 13 rows.

No_of_Males

No of Male children among first 12 children of family size 13

freq

Observed frequencies for corresponding male children

Source

Extracted from

Borges, P., Rodrigues, J., Balakrishnan, N. and Bazan, J., 2014. A COM-Poisson type generalization of the binomial distribution and its properties and applications. Statistics & Probability Letters, 87, pp.158-166.

Available at: http://conteudo.icmc.usp.br/CMS/Arquivos/arquivos_enviados/BIBLIOTECA_113_NSE_90.pdf

Examples

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Male_Children$No_of_Males   # extracting the binomial random variables
sum(Male_Children$freq)     # summing all the frequencies

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