# R Dataset / Package DAAG / psid2

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## Description

Describes how to create a bar plot based on count data. For an example of count data, see the email50 curated data set which was taken from the Open Intro AHSS textbook (not affiliated). An example of count data in this dataset would be the spam column.

## Usage

Select one (1) column to create its barplot and then click 'Submit'. If you do not choose count data, you may get unexpected results.

Students may also be interested in creating barplots for contingency tables.

For a stacked side-by-side barplot, see the other barplot app.

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## Usage

Select 1 (one) column from a contingency table like the Gender and Politics or VADeaths curated datasets.

If you do not choose a contingency table, you may get unexpected results. You can import a dataset if you are logged-in.

## Details

Shows the student how to create a single stacked bar plot based on a column in a contingency table.

For a basic barplot (single column) based on count data see the count data barplot app.

For a stacked side-by-side barplot see the other stacked barplot app for categorical data.

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## Usage

Select 1 (one) column from a contingency table. If you don't have your own dataset, you can choose the Gender and Politics or VADeaths curated datasets. If a contingency table is not chosen, you may get unexpected results.

A contingency table has columns like a regular dataset, but the first row contains row names that categorize and "split-up" the dataset. An example of a contingency table would be something like this:

LIBERAL CONSERVATIVE
F 762 468
M 484 477


This contingency table is take from the Gender and Politics dataset. You can get a preview by selecting the dataset from the Curated Data dropdown above.

## Details

This app shows the student how to create a pie chart from a contingency table by hand using a Quadstat dataset.

A pie chart shows proportions of a sample or population. Each piece of a pie chart corresponds to some subset of the sample or population. In this case, we will use the contingency table rows to subset the sample.

Students may also want to view the app for creating a pie chart from count data.

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## Usage

Click "Submit" after selecting one column to see how to compute the arithmetic mean (average) of data (vectors).

## Description

If all the values of a sample were plotted on a number line, the average would be the point in the middle that would balance the two sides.

The average is greatly influenced by outliers, meaning extreme points can pull the average to the left or right.

If we are referring to the average of population (all observations), the symbol for the average (arithmetic mean) is $\mu$.

If we are referring to the average of a sample (a subset of the population), the symbol for the average (arithmetic mean) is $\bar{x}$.

## Computing the average

Suppose we have a sample consisting of $x_1, x_2, x_3,...,x_n$. This means we have $n$ observations. Then,

$$\bar{x}=\frac{x_1, x_2, x_3,...,x_n}{n}.$$

The formula tells us that we need to add all the observations and then divide by the number of observations to compute the mean.

## Example 1

Compute the mean of $A = \{1,2,3\}$.

$$\bar{x} = \frac{1+2+3}{3} = 2.$$
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## Usage

Select two columns which are to be used in the scatterplot. The first column clicked will be the independent variable (X-axis).

## Description

This web application describes how to create a scatterplot of two dataset variables plotted on the xy-axes.

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## Median Value

### Description

Compute the sample median.

### Usage

median(x, na.rm = FALSE, ...)


### Arguments

 x an object for which a method has been defined, or a numeric vector containing the values whose median is to be computed. na.rm a logical value indicating whether NA values should be stripped before the computation proceeds. ... potentially further arguments for methods; not used in the default method.

### Value

The default method returns a length-one object of the same type as x, except when x is logical or integer of even length, when the result will be double.

If there are no values or if na.rm = FALSE and there are NA values the result is NA of the same type as x (or more generally the result of x[FALSE][NA]).

### References

Becker, R. A., Chambers, J. M. and Wilks, A. R. (1988) The New S Language. Wadsworth & Brooks/Cole.

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## Boxplot

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## Correlation Coefficient

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## Cumulative Frequency Histogram

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## Dotplot

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## Hollow Histogram

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## Mean

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## Pie Chart

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## Plot

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## Regression

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## Stem and Leaf Plots

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## Summary

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## Visual Summaries

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## Labour Training Evaluation Data

### Description

A non-experimental "control" group, used in various studies of the effect of a labor training program, alternative to the experimental control group in nswdemo.

### Usage

psid2

### Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

trt

a numeric vector identifying the study in which the subjects were enrolled (0 = Control, 1 = treated).

age

age (in years).

educ

years of education.

black

(0 = not black, 1 = black).

hisp

(0 = not hispanic, 1 = hispanic).

marr

(0 = not married, 1 = married).

nodeg

(0 = completed high school, 1 = dropout).

re74

real earnings in 1974.

re75

real earnings in 1975.

re78

real earnings in 1978.

### Details

The cps1 and psid1 data sets are two non-experimental "control" groups, alternative to that in nswdemo, used in investigating whether use of such a non-experimental control group can be satisfactory. cps2 and cps3 are subsets of cps1, designed to be better matched to the experimental data than cps1. Similary psid2 and psid3 are subsets of psid1, designed to be better matched to the experimental data than psid1.

### References

Dehejia, R.H. and Wahba, S. 1999. Causal effects in non-experimental studies: re-evaluating the evaluation of training programs. Journal of the American Statistical Association 94: 1053-1062.

Lalonde, R. 1986. Evaluating the economic evaluations of training programs. American Economic Review 76: 604-620.

Smith, J. A. and Todd, P.E. "Does Matching overcome. LaLonde?s critique of nonexperimental estimators", Journal of Econometrics 125: 305-353.

Dehejia, R.H. 2005. Practical propensity score matching: a reply to Smith and Todd. Journal of Econometrics 125: 355-364.

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