On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Prestige data set which pertains to Prestige of Canadian Occupations. The Prestige data set is found in the car R package. Try to load the Prestige data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Prestige"). This may load the data into a variable called Prestige. If R says the Prestige data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("car") and then attempt to reload the data with library("car") followed by data("Prestige"). Perhaps strangley, if R gives you no output after entering a command, it means the command succeeded. If it succeeded you can see the data by typing Prestige at the command-line which should display the entire dataset.
If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Prestige R data set. The size of this file is about 4,737 bytes.
Prestige of Canadian Occupations
Prestige data frame has 102 rows and 6 columns.
The observations are occupations.
This data frame contains the following columns:
Average education of occupational incumbents, years, in 1971.
Average income of incumbents, dollars, in 1971.
Percentage of incumbents who are women.
Pineo-Porter prestige score for occupation, from a social survey
conducted in the mid-1960s.
Canadian Census occupational code.
Type of occupation.
A factor with levels (note: out of order):
bc, Blue Collar;
prof, Professional, Managerial, and Technical;
wc, White Collar.
Census of Canada. Vol. 3, Part 6. Statistics Canada [pp. 19-1–19-21].
Personal communication from B. Blishen, W. Carroll, and
C. Moore, Departments of Sociology, York University and
University of Victoria.
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.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.