data.loglinear: Florida Death Penalty

Description Usage Format Details Source Examples

Description

This data is concerned with 674 defendants in indictments involving cases with multiple murders in Florida between 1976 and 1987. The variables are death penalty verdict (Pen), having the categories, (yes and no), race of defendant (Def), having the categories, (white and black) and race of victims (Vic), having the categories, (white and black).

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 8 observations on the following 4 variables. Note that the first line contains the names of the variables.

count

a numeric vector

Vic

a factor with levels b w

Def

a factor with levels b w

Pen

a factor with levels n y

Details

The goal is to study the effects of racial characteristics on whether individuals convicted of homicide receive the death penalty.

Source

Agresti, A. (2002). Categorical Data Analysis (2nd edn). New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Examples

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data(data.loglinear)
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