Crime Rates. These data are crime-related and demographic statistics for 47 US states in 1960. The data were collected from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report and other government agencies to determine how the variable crime rate depends on the other variables measured in the study. There have been hypotheses that the amount spent on the police force and unemployment rates could be indicators of crime. Scatterplots of the two potential independent variables appear below.
R: Crime rate: # of offenses reported to police per million population
Ex0: 1960 per capita expenditure on police by state and local government
U2: Unemployment rate of urban males per 1000 of age 35-39 …