Galton's Height Data

Description

The table below gives data based on the famous 1885 study of Francis Galton exploring the relationship between the heights of adult children and the heights of their parents. Each case is an adult child, and the variables are

Family
The family that the child belongs to, labeled by the numbers from 1 to 204 and 136A
Father
The father's height, in inches
Mother
The mother's height, in inches
Gender
The gender of the child, male (M) or female (F)
Height
The height of the child, in inches
Kids
The number of kids in the family of the child

The data set has 898 cases.

Galton's Height Data
FamilyFatherMotherGenderHeightKids
178.567M73.24
178.567F69.24
178.567F694
178.567F694
275.566.5M73.54
275.566.5M72.54
275.566.5F65.54
275.566.5F65.54
37564M712
37564F682
47564M70.55
47564M68.55
47564F675
47564F64.55
47564F635
57558.5M726
57558.5M696
57558.5M686
57558.5F66.56
57558.5F62.56
57558.5F62.56
67468F69.51
77468M76.56
77468M746
77468M736
77468M736
77468F70.56
77468F646
87466.5F70.53
87466.5F683
87466.5F663
974.566F661
107465.5F65.51
117462M748
117462M708
117462F688
117462F678
117462F678
117462F668
117462F63.58
117462F638
127461F651
147367M682
147367M672
157366.5M713
157366.5M70.53
157366.5F66.73
167365M729
167365M70.59
167365M70.29
167365M70.29
167365M69.29
167365F68.79
167365F66.59
167365F64.59
167365F63.59
177364.5M746
177364.5M736
177364.5M71.56
177364.5M62.56
177364.5F66.56
177364.5F62.36
187364F663
187364F64.53
187364F643
1973.263F62.71
2072.769M73.28
2072.769M738
2072.769M72.78
2072.769F708
2072.769F698
2072.769F68.58
2072.769F688
2072.769F668
217268M733
217268F68.53
217268F683
227267M733
227267M713
227267F673
237265M74.27
237265M70.57
237265M69.57
237265F667
237265F65.57
237265F657
237265F657
247265.5F65.51
257264F662
257264F632
267263M70.55
267263M70.55
267263M695
267263F655
267263F635
277263M693
277263M673
277263F633
287263M736
287263M676
287263F70.56
287263F706
287263F66.56
287263F636
2972.563.5F67.53
2972.563.5F67.23
2972.563.5F66.73
307262F641
3172.562M716
3172.562M706
3172.562M706
3172.562F666
3172.562F656
3172.562F656
327262M745
327262M725
327262M695
327262F67.55
327262F63.55
337262M725
337262M71.55
337262M71.55
337262M705
337262F685
347261F65.71
357169M785
357169M745
357169M735
357169M725
357169F675
367167M73.24
367167M734
367167M694
367167F674
377166M704
377166F674
377166F674
377166F66.54
387166M706
387166M696
387166M68.56
387166F666
387166F64.56
387166F636
397166M712
397166F672
407166M765
407166M725
407166M715
407166M665
407166F665
4171.765.5M70.51
427165.5M726
427165.5M726
427165.5M716
427165.5M696
427165.5F666
427165.5F656
4371.565.5M732
4371.565.5F65.22
4471.565M68.52
4471.565M67.72
457165M683
457165M683
457165F623
467164F688
467164F688
467164F67.58
467164F66.58
467164F66.58
467164F668
467164F65.58
467164F658
4771.764.5M724
4771.764.5M714
4771.764.5M70.54
4771.764.5F674
487164M683
487164M683
487164M683
4971.564.5M727
4971.564.5M717
4971.564.5M707
4971.564.5F667
4971.564.5F64.57
4971.564.5F64.57
4971.564.5F627
5171.263F67.52
5171.263F64.52
527163.5M715
527163.5M675
527163.5F665
527163.5F655
527163.5F63.55
537163M719
537163M709
537163M709
537163M649
537163F659
537163F659
537163F649
537163F639
537163F639
547163M714
547163M714
547163M704
547163F63.54
557162M715
557162M705
557162F64.55
557162F62.55
557162F61.55
567162M725
567162M70.55
567162M70.55
567162F64.55
567162F605
577162.5M705
577162.5F645
577162.5F645
577162.5F645
577162.5F62.55
587162M70.57
587162M707
587162M697
587162M697
587162M667
587162F64.57
587162F647
597161F621
607158M71.52
607158M692
617069M714
617069M704
617069M694
617069F694
627069M706
627069M68.76
627069F686
627069F666
627069F646
627069F626
637068M751
647067M705
647067M695
647067F665
647067F645
647067F605
657067F67.51
667066.5M7311
667066.5M7211
667066.5M7211
667066.5M66.511
667066.5F69.211
667066.5F67.211
667066.5F66.511
667066.5F6611
667066.5F6611
667066.5F64.211
667066.5F63.711
6770.565M724
6770.565M70.24
6770.565M694
6770.565M68.54
6870.565F685
6870.565F655
6870.565F61.55
6870.565F615
6870.565F615
697065M738
697065M728
697065M70.58
697065M658
697065M658
697065F64.58
697065F638
697065F628
707065M675
707065M655
707065F64.55
707065F62.55
707065F62.55
717065M706
717065M706
717065F676
717065F656
717065F656
717065F636
727065M797
727065M757
727065M717
727065F697
727065F677
727065F65.77
727065F627
737065M733
737065M72.53
737065F653
747065M692
747065M692
757064.7M727
757064.7M707
757064.7M68.77
757064.7F66.57
757064.7F65.57
757064.7F64.77
757064.7F64.57
767064M70.77
767064M707
767064M687
767064M677
767064M667
767064M657
767064F677
777064M704
777064M684
777064M66.74
777064F65.54
787064.2M725
787064.2M705
787064.2F62.55
787064.2F61.25
787064.2F60.15
7970.564M748
7970.564M69.58
7970.564M698
7970.564M688
7970.564M688
7970.564M688
7970.564F65.58
7970.564F658
8070.564.5F601
817064M684
817064F654
817064F644
817064F624
827064M719
827064M709
827064M709
827064M709
827064M69.59
827064M68.59
827064F699
827064F659
827064F649
837063.7M708
837063.7M678
837063.7M65.58
837063.7F63.78
837063.7F63.28
837063.7F62.58
837063.7F62.28
837063.7F618
8570.563M72.55
8570.563M695
8570.563M675
8570.563F64.55
8570.563F645
867063.5M714
867063.5M67.54
867063.5F67.54
867063.5F63.54
877063M684
877063M674
877063F63.74
877063F624
887063M704
887063M66.54
887063F624
887063F614
8970.562M728
8970.562M708
8970.562M69.58
8970.562M69.58
8970.562M688
8970.562F658
8970.562F648
8970.562F638
9070.362.7M70.77
9070.362.7M69.77
9070.362.7M69.27
9070.362.7M65.27
9070.362.7F647
9070.362.7F63.57
9070.362.7F63.27
9170.562M723
9170.562M723
9170.562F603
927061M71.22
927061M672
937060M674
937060M64.54
937060F654
937060F634
947060F652
947060F652
957058.5M71.53
957058.5M64.53
957058.5F633
967058M725
967058M665
967058F665
967058F655
967058F635
976968.5M7510
976968.5M7110
976968.5M7010
976968.5F6610
976968.5F6610
976968.5F65.510
976968.5F6510
976968.5F6510
976968.5F6410
976968.5F6410
986967F641
996966M738
996966M728
996966M71.78
996966M71.58
996966F65.58
996966F658
996966F62.78
996966F62.58
1006966M71.23
1006966M713
1006966M703
1016966.7M756
1016966.7M746
1016966.7M726
1016966.7M68.56
1016966.7M676
1016966.7M666
1026966M706
1026966M68.56
1026966M686
1026966F656
1026966F636
1026966F62.56
1036966.5M735
1036966.5M715
1036966.5M70.55
1036966.5M70.55
1036966.5F615
10469.566.5M70.54
10469.566.5M67.54
10469.566.5F64.54
10469.566.5F644
1056966.5M716
1056966.5F68.56
1056966.5F67.56
1056966.5F666
1056966.5F636
1056966.5F636
10669.566M717
10669.566M717
10669.566M70.57
10669.566M70.57
10669.566F66.57
10669.566F65.57
10669.566F64.57
1076966M739
1076966M729
1076966M699
1076966M699
1076966F66.59
1076966F65.59
1076966F65.59
1076966F659
1076966F649
1086965M707
1086965M68.57
1086965M677
1086965F657
1086965F647
1086965F63.57
1086965F617
10969.564.5M69.77
10969.564.5M687
10969.564.5M607
10969.564.5F65.27
10969.564.5F64.57
10969.564.5F63.77
10969.564.5F607
11069.264M71.74
11069.264M66.54
11069.264F654
11069.264F63.54
1126963M693
1126963F67.53
1126963F63.53
1136963M721
1146963M736
1146963M706
1146963M706
1146963M646
1146963F666
1146963F626
1156963.5M70.57
1156963.5M677
1156963.5M667
1156963.5F657
1156963.5F637
1156963.5F627
1156963.5F617
1166963.5M70.53
1166963.5F63.73
1166963.5F633
11769.762F62.51
11869.562M733
11869.562M723
11869.562M693
1196962M735
1196962M715
1196962M715
1196962M695
1196962F635
1216962.5M718
1216962.5M708
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1216962.5M698
1216962.5F63.58
1216962.5F62.58
1216962.5F62.58
1216962.5F628
1226962M724
1226962M684
1226962F664
1226962F664
12369.561M705
12369.561M69.55
12369.561M695
12369.561F635
12369.561F625
1246961M689
1246961M689
1246961M67.59
1246961M649
1246961M639
1246961M639
1246961F63.59
1246961F629
1246961F629
1256960M70.53
1256960F683
1256960F62.53
1266960M694
1266960M664
1266960F61.74
1266960F60.54
1276960.5M69.51
12868.770.5M712
12868.770.5F61.72
12968.567M733
12968.567M713
12968.567F673
13068.566.5M7011
13068.566.5M6911
13068.566.5M6911
13068.566.5M68.711
13068.566.5M68.511
13068.566.5M68.511
13068.566.5M6811
13068.566.5M6811
13068.566.5M6811
13068.566.5F63.211
1316865M67.52
1316865M662
1326865.5M662
1326865.5F642
1336865.5M71.77
1336865.5M71.57
1336865.5M70.77
1336865.5M65.57
1336865.5F66.57
1336865.5F65.27
1336865.5F61.57
1346865M724
1346865M724
1346865F684
1346865F664
13568.565M69.28
13568.565M688
13568.565M668
13568.565M668
13568.565F628
13568.565F61.58
13568.565F618
13568.565F608
1366864M7110
1366864M6810
1366864M6810
1366864M6710
1366864F6510
1366864F6410
1366864F6310
1366864F6310
1366864F6210
1366864F6110
1376864M664
1376864M634
1376864F65.54
1376864F624
1386864M71.25
1386864M71.25
1386864M695
1386864M68.55
1386864F62.55
1396864.5F621
1406864M6910
1406864M6710
1406864M6610
1406864F6610
1406864F6610
1406864F6510
1406864F6510
1406864F6510
1406864F6410
1406864F6310
1416863M70.58
1416863M708
1416863M688
1416863M668
1416863M668
1416863F668
1416863F628
1416863F61.58
14268.563.5M73.54
14268.563.5M704
14268.563.5M69.54
14268.563.5F65.54
1436863M671
1446863M704
1446863M684
1446863F64.54
1446863F644
1456863M718
1456863M688
1456863M668
1456863M65.58
1456863M658
1456863F638
1456863F628
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1466863M676
1466863M676
1466863M666
1466863F646
1466863F63.56
1466863F616
14768.563.5M68.21
1486863M701
14968.263.5M705
14968.263.5M695
14968.263.5M675
14968.263.5M65.55
14968.263.5F64.55
1506862.5M68.51
15168.762M67.72
15168.762F61.72
1526862.5M66.51
1536861M68.55
1536861M685
1536861M645
1536861F63.55
1536861F635
1546860.2M66.71
1556860M647
1556860F617
1556860F617
1556860F607
1556860F607
1556860F607
1556860F567
1566860M67.54
1566860M674
1566860M66.54
1566860F604
15768.559M691
1586859M6810
1586859M6510
1586859M64.710
1586859M6410
1586859M6410
1586859M6310
1586859F6510
1586859F6510
1586859F6210
1586859F6110
1596766.2M72.75
1596766.2M72.75
1596766.2M71.55
1596766.2F65.55
1596766.2F63.55
1606766.5M711
1626765M69.76
1626765M67.56
1626765F65.56
1626765F656
1626765F64.56
1626765F63.56
1636765.5M705
1636765.5M695
1636765.5F65.55
1636765.5F65.55
1636765.5F635
1646765.5M704
1646765.5M67.74
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1646765.5F604
1656765M653
1656765F623
1656765F623
16667.565M7111
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16667.565F6411
16667.565F6311
16667.565F6311
16667.565F6311
16667.565F6311
16667.565F6311
16667.565F62.511
16667.565F6211
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1676764M704
1676764M674
1676764M674
1686763.5M718
1686763.5M70.28
1686763.5M69.28
1686763.5M68.58
1686763.5M688
1686763.5M678
1686763.5M65.58
1686763.5F63.58
1696763M693
1696763M683
1696763F633
17067.562M705
17067.562M69.55
17067.562M695
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17067.562F665
1716761M671
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1726667M678
1726667M668
1726667M668
1726667F628
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1736667M729
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1736667M659
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1736667F629
1736667F609
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1746666M665
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17666.565F60.58
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17666.565F57.58
1776665.5M725
1776665.5M715
1776665.5M675
1776665.5F665
1776665.5F655
1786663M701
1796663.5F64.52
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18066.563M676
18066.563M656
18066.563F656
18066.563F656
18066.563F636
18166.562.5M707
18166.562.5M687
18166.562.5F63.57
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18166.562.5F62.57
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1826661.5M701
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1856659M6715
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1856659F6315
1856659F6215
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1856659F6015
1856659F5815
1856659F5715
1866567M66.54
1866567M664
1866567M664
1866567F654
1876567F631
1886566M634
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1886566F634
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1906565M699
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1906565M689
1906565F659
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1906565F629
1906565F619
1906565F599
1916565.5M70.72
1916565.5F65.52
1926565M69.26
1926565M696
1926565M686
1926565M67.76
1926565F64.56
1926565F60.56
1936564M676
1936564M676
1936564F646
1936564F646
1936564F62.56
1936564F60.56
1946563M702
1946563F632
1956563M663
1956563M663
1956563F633
19665.563M714
19665.563M714
19665.563M694
19665.563F63.54
19765.560M685
19765.560M685
19765.560M675
19765.560M675
19765.560F625
1986464M71.57
1986464M687
1986464F65.57
1986464F647
1986464F627
1986464F627
1986464F617
1996464M70.57
1996464M687
1996464F677
1996464F657
1996464F647
1996464F647
1996464F607
2006463M64.51
2016460M662
2016460F602
2036266M643
2036266F623
2036266F613
20462.563M66.52
20462.563F572
136A68.565M728
136A68.565M70.58
136A68.565M68.78
136A68.565M68.58
136A68.565M67.78
136A68.565F648
136A68.565F63.58
136A68.565F638

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