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## Statewide Crime Data (1993)

### Description

These data are in Table 9.1 of the 3rd edition of Agresti and Finlay's
*Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences*. The data are from
*Statistical Abstract of the United States* and most variables were measured in 1993.

### Usage

```
af_crime93
```

### Format

A data frame with 51 observations on the following 8 variables.

`state`

a character vector for the state

`violent`

a numeric vector for the violent crime rate (per 100,000 people in population)

`murder`

a numeric vector for the murder rate (per 100,000 people in population)

`poverty`

a numeric vector for the percent with income below the poverty level

`single`

a numeric vector for the percent of families headed by a single parent

`metro`

a numeric vector for the percent of population in metropolitan areas

`white`

a numeric vector for the percentage of the state that is white

`highschool`

a numeric vector for the percent of state that graduated from high school

### Details

The data are from Statistical Abstract of the United States and most variables were measured in 1993. These data should
result in regressions that would flunk a Breusch-Pagan test for heteroskedasticity.

### References

Agresti, Alan and Barbara Finley. 1997. *Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences*. Prentice Hall. (3rd Edition)