taxes_census {autoMrP}R Documentation

Quasi census data.

Description

The census file is generated from the full 2008 National Annenberg Election Studies item CBb01 by dissaggregating the 64 ideal type combinations of the individual level variables L1x1, L2x2 and L1x3. A row is an ideal type in a given state.

Usage

data(taxes_census)

Format

A data frame with 2934 rows and 13 variables:

state

U.S. state

L2.unit

U.S. state id

region

U.S. region (four categories: 1 = Northeast; 2 = Midwest; 3 = South; 4 = West)

L1x1

Age group (four categories)

L1x2

Education level (four categories)

L1x3

Gender-race combination (six categories)

freq

State-level frequency of ideal type

proportion

State-level proportion of respondents of that ideal type in the population

L2.x1

State-level share of votes for the Republican candidate in the previous presidential election

L2.x2

State-level percentage of Evangelical Protestant or Mormon respondents

L2.x3

State-level percentage of the population living in urban areas

L2.x4

State-level unemployment rate

L2.x5

State-level share of Hispanics

L2.x6

State-level share of Whites

Source

The data set (excluding L2.x3, L2.x4, L2.x5, L2.x6) is taken from the article: Buttice, Matthew K, and Benjamin Highton. 2013. "How does multilevel regression and poststrat-stratification perform with conventional national surveys?" Political Analysis 21(4): 449-467. L2.x3, L2.x3, L2.x4, L2.x5 and L2.x6 are available at https://www.census.gov.


[Package autoMrP version 0.98 Index]