USArrests {datasets}R Documentation

Violent Crime Rates by US State

Description

This data set contains statistics, in arrests per 100,000 residents for assault, murder, and rape in each of the 50 US states in 1973. Also given is the percent of the population living in urban areas.

Usage

USArrests

Format

A data frame with 50 observations on 4 variables.

[,1] Murder numeric Murder arrests (per 100,000)
[,2] Assault numeric Assault arrests (per 100,000)
[,3] UrbanPop numeric Percent urban population
[,4] Rape numeric Rape arrests (per 100,000)

Source

World Almanac and Book of facts 1975. (Crime rates).

Statistical Abstracts of the United States 1975. (Urban rates).

References

McNeil, D. R. (1977) Interactive Data Analysis. New York: Wiley.

See Also

The state data sets.

Examples

require(graphics)
pairs(USArrests, panel = panel.smooth, main = "USArrests data")

[Package datasets version 2.15.0 Index]