A data set on turnout and demographic data from the 2000 Current Population Survey. This is a basic
port of the
voteincome data from the Zelig package.
A data frame with 1500 observations on the following 7 variables.
a character variable for the state, either Arkansas (AK) or South Carolina (SC)
a numeric constant for the year (2000)
a dummy variable for whether the person voted (1) or did not vote
a numeric variable for income ranging from 4 (less than $5000) to 17 (greater than $75000)
a numeric variable for educational attainment ranging from 1 (less than high school education) to 4 (more than college education)
a numeric variable for the respondent's age in years,ranging from 18 to 85
a dummy variable for whether the respondent is a woman (1) or a man (0)
Data come from the 2000 Current Population Survey by way of the Zelig package. Data should not be used for inferential applications, only for pedagogical purposes. See the appropriate CPS codebook for more information on variable coding (especially for income and education). In all likelihood, age is right-censored as well.