• Datafile Name: Rain ForestDownload .TXT file
  • Datafile Subject: Sociology, Social Science,
  • Story names: Gwaimasi Hunting Trips,
  • Reference: Dwyer and Minnegal. (1991). Human Ecology. p.187-212.
  • Authorization: contact authors
  • Description: The kilograms of food of various types captured by each male resident of the Gwaimasi Village in the New Guinea rain forest for the period between 9/25/86 and 10/18/87.
  • Number of Cases 15
  • Variable Names:
    1. Name: Name of villager
    2. Age: Age of Villager
    3. Status: M = married, W = widower, B = bachelor, BM = married during the study period, Y = youth, C = child
    4. Family Size: Number of people in the family or the name of the oldest male in the family.
    5. Nights: Number of nights that the person slept at, or within the hunting areas of the village.
    6. Pig: Amount of food caught of this animal (in kilograms)
    7. Cassowary: Amount of food caught of this animal (in kilograms)
    8. Fish:Spear: Amount of food caught of this animal (in kilograms)
    9. Fish:Hook: Amount of food caught of this animal (in kilograms)
    10. Fish:Other: Amount of food caught of this animal (in kilograms)
    11. Other_Vertebrates: Amount of food caught of this animal (in kilograms)
    12. Total: Total amount of food caught (in kilograms)

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