Galton Height Data

Keren Xu

2018/09/04

The famous Galton data on the heights or parents and their children (i.e., where the term “regression” comes from).

library(psych)
data(galton)
describe(galton)
##        vars   n  mean   sd median trimmed  mad  min  max range  skew
## parent    1 928 68.31 1.79   68.5   68.32 1.48 64.0 73.0     9 -0.04
## child     2 928 68.09 2.52   68.2   68.12 2.97 61.7 73.7    12 -0.09
##        kurtosis   se
## parent     0.05 0.06
## child     -0.35 0.08