myTwinData {OpenMx} | R Documentation |

##
Twin data on weight and height

### Description

Data set used in some of OpenMx's examples.

### Usage

data("myTwinData")

### Format

A data frame with 3808 observations on the following variables.

`fam`

Family ID variable

`age`

Age of the twin pair. Range: 17 to 88.

`zyg`

Integer codes for zygosity and gender combinations

`part`

`wt1`

Weight in kilograms for twin 1

`wt2`

Weight in kilograms for twin 2

`ht1`

Height in meters for twin 1

`ht2`

Height in meters for twin 2

`htwt1`

Product of ht and wt for twin 1

`htwt2`

Product of ht and wt for twin 2

`bmi1`

Body Mass Index for twin 1

`bmi2`

Body Mass Index for twin 2

### Details

Height and weight are highly correlated, and each individually highly heritable. These data present and opportunity for multivariate behavior genetics modeling.

### Source

Timothy Bates

### References

The OpenMx User's guide can be found at http://openmx.ssri.psu.edu/documentation.

### Examples

data(myTwinData)
plot( ht1 ~ wt1, myTwinData)

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*OpenMx* version 2.8.3

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