Davis: Self-Reports of Height and Weight

Description Usage Format Source References

Description

The Davis data frame has 200 rows and 5 columns. The subjects were men and women engaged in regular exercise. There are some missing data.

Usage

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Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

sex

A factor with levels: F, female; M, male.

weight

Measured weight in kg.

height

Measured height in cm.

repwt

Reported weight in kg.

repht

Reported height in cm.

Source

Personal communication from C. Davis, Departments of Physical Education and Psychology, York University.

References

Davis, C. (1990) Body image and weight preoccupation: A comparison between exercising and non-exercising women. Appetite, 15, 13–21.

Fox, J. (2008) Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Second Edition. Sage.

Fox, J. and Weisberg, S. (2011) An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition, Sage.


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