Kids198R Documentation

Body Measurements of Children


Body measurements for a sample of 198 children


A data frame with 198 observations on the following 5 variables.

Height Height (in inches)
Weight Weight (in pounds)
Age Age (in months)
Sex 0=male or 1=female
Race 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 original study.


A sample of 198 cases from the NIST's AnthroKids dataset at