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8.2.45.61 octave.dataset.state

Static Method: out = state ()

US State Facts and Figures

Description

Data related to the 50 states of the United States of America.

Format

abb

State abbreviation.

name

State name.

area

Area (sq mi).

lat

Approximate center (latitude).

lon

Approximate center (longitude).

division

State division.

revion

State region.

Population

Population estimate as of July 1, 1975.

Income

Per capita income (1974).

Illiteracy

Illiteracy as of 1970 (percent of population).

LifeExp

Lfe expectancy in years (1969-71).

Murder

Murder and non-negligent manslaughter rate per 100,000 population (1976).

HSGrad

Percent high-school graduates (1970).

Frost

Mean number of days with minimum temperature below freezing (1931-1960) in capital or large city.

Source

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census (1977) Statistical Abstract of the United States.

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census (1977) County and City Data Book.

References

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

Examples

t = octave.dataset.state;