Average Heights and Weights for American Women
This data set gives the average heights and weights for American women
A data frame with 15 observations on 2 variables.
| numeric || Height (in)
| numeric || Weight (lbs)
The data set appears to have been taken from the American Society of
Actuaries Build and Blood Pressure Study for some (unknown to
us) earlier year.
The World Almanac notes: “The figures represent weights in
ordinary indoor clothing and shoes, and heights with shoes”.
The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1975.
McNeil, D. R. (1977)
Interactive Data Analysis.
plot(women, xlab = "Height (in)", ylab = "Weight (lb)",
main = "women data: American women aged 30-39")