nassheadR Documentation

Documentation of names of columns in nass9702cor

Description

SASname and longname are from the SAS XPT file nass9702cor.XPT that is available from the webite noted below. The name shortname is the name used in the data frame nass9702cor, not included in this package, but available from my website that is noted below. It is also used in nassCDS, for columns that nassCDS includes.

Usage

data(nasshead)

Format

A data frame with 56 observations on the following 3 variables.

shortname

a character vector

SASname

a character vector

longname

a character vector

Details

For full details of the coding of values in columns of nass9702cor, consult one of the SAS format files that can be obtained by following the instructions on Dr Meyer's web site that is noted below.

Source

http://www.stat.colostate.edu/~meyer/airbags.htm\ ftp://ftp.nhtsa.dot.gov/nass/\ Click, e.g., on 1997 and then on SASformats. See also http://www.maths.anu.edu.au/~johnm/datasets/airbags

References

Meyer, M.C. and Finney, T. (2005): Who wants airbags?. Chance 18:3-16.

Farmer, C.H. 2006. Another look at Meyer and Finney's 'Who wants airbags?'. Chance 19:15-22.

Meyer, M.C. 2006. Commentary on "Another look at Meyer and Finney's ‘Who wants airbags?’". Chance 19:23-24.

Examples

data(nasshead)