On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Kids198 data set which pertains to Kids198. The Kids198 data set is found in the Stat2Data R package. You can load the Kids198 data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Kids198"). This will load the data into a variable called Kids198. If R says the Kids198 data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Stat2Data") and then attempt to reload the data. 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 Kids198 R data set. The size of this file is about 3,275 bytes.
Measurements of Children
A dataset with 198 observations on the following 5 variables.
Height (in inches)
Weight (in pounds)
Age (in months)
0=male or 1=female
0=white or 1=other
This dataset comes from a 1977 anthropometric study of body measurements for children.
Subjects in this sample are between the ages of 8 and 18 years old,
selected at random from the much larger dataset of the oringinal study.
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