rossi: Rossi et al. recidivism data.

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Description

data from an experimental study of recidivism of 432 male prisoners, who were observed for a year after being released from prison.

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data("rossi")

Format

A data frame with 432 observations on the following 62 variables.

week

week of first arrest after release, or censoring time

arrest

the event indicator, equal to 1 for those arrested during the period of the study and 0 for those who were not arrested.

fin

a factor, with levels yes if the individual received financial aid after release from prison, and no if he did not; financial aid was a randomly assigned factor manipulated by the researchers.

age

in years at the time of release.

race

a factor with levels black other

wexp

a factor with levels yes if the individual had full-time work experience prior to incarceration and no if he did not.

mar

a factor with levels married not married

paro

a factor coded yes if the individual was released on parole and no if he was not.

prio

number of prior convictions.

educ

education, a categorical variable coded numerically, with codes 2 (grade 6 or less), 3 (grades 6 through 9), 4 (grades 10 and 11), 5 (grade 12), or 6 (some post-secondary).

emp1

emp1 - emp52 are factors coded yes if the individual was employed in the corresponding week of the study and no otherwise.

emp2

a factor with levels no yes

emp3

a factor with levels no yes

emp4

a factor with levels no yes

emp5

a factor with levels no yes

emp6

a factor with levels no yes

emp7

a factor with levels no yes

emp8

a factor with levels no yes

emp9

a factor with levels no yes

emp10

a factor with levels no yes

emp11

a factor with levels no yes

emp12

a factor with levels no yes

emp13

a factor with levels no yes

emp14

a factor with levels no yes

emp15

a factor with levels no yes

emp16

a factor with levels no yes

emp17

a factor with levels no yes

emp18

a factor with levels no yes

emp19

a factor with levels no yes

emp20

a factor with levels no yes

emp21

a factor with levels no yes

emp22

a factor with levels no yes

emp23

a factor with levels no yes

emp24

a factor with levels no yes

emp25

a factor with levels no yes

emp26

a factor with levels no yes

emp27

a factor with levels no yes

emp28

a factor with levels no yes

emp29

a factor with levels no yes

emp30

a factor with levels no yes

emp31

a factor with levels no yes

emp32

a factor with levels no yes

emp33

a factor with levels no yes

emp34

a factor with levels no yes

emp35

a factor with levels no yes

emp36

a factor with levels no yes

emp37

a factor with levels no yes

emp38

a factor with levels no yes

emp39

a factor with levels no yes

emp40

a factor with levels no yes

emp41

a factor with levels no yes

emp42

a factor with levels no yes

emp43

a factor with levels no yes

emp44

a factor with levels no yes

emp45

a factor with levels no yes

emp46

a factor with levels no yes

emp47

a factor with levels no yes

emp48

a factor with levels no yes

emp49

a factor with levels no yes

emp50

a factor with levels no yes

emp51

a factor with levels no yes

emp52

a factor with levels no yes

Source

This version of the dataset is used and made available in the paper "Cox proportional hazards regression for survival data in R", J Fox and S Weisberg, 2011,

References

Data originally used in Rossi, P.H., R.A. Berk, and K.J. Lenihan (1980). Money, Work, and Crime: Some Experimental Results. New York: Academic Press.

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