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This data set contains data regarding gun ownership and gun deaths in various categories for 73 different countries. The data were obtained on 8/28/16 from Wikipedia. The Wikipedia pages have more information about the sources for the data values for each country and the dates on which the original data were collected. A. Variables obtained from Guns/100: total number of guns per 100 population B. Variables obtained from The dates on which data was obtained for the various countries range from 1995 to 2016. Country: name of country Total gun deaths/100,000: total number of gun deaths in one year per 100,000 population (sum of gun homicides/100,000, gun suicides/100,000, unintentional gun deaths/100,000, and undetermined gun deaths/100,000). Gun homicides/100,000: number of gun homicides in one year per 100,000 population. Includes justifiable gun homicides as well as unjustified gun homicides. Gun suicides/100,000: number of gun suicides in one year per 100,000 population. Unintentional gun deaths/100,000: number of unintentional gun deaths in one year per 100,000 population. Undetermined gun deaths/100,000: number of gun deaths in one year per 100,000 population that could not be categorized as homicide, suicide, or unintentional. C. Categorical variables with values calculated from the variables above: Relative guns per person higher – Guns/100 is greater than the median of 10.7 guns/100 population lower – Guns/100 is less than or equal to the median of 10.7 guns/100 population Relative total gun death rate higher – Total gun deaths/100,000 is greater than the median of 1.83 total gun deaths/100,000 population lower – Total gun deaths/100,000 is less than or equal to the median of 1.83 total gun deaths/100,000 population Relative gun homicide rate higher – Gun homicides/100,000 is greater than the median of 0.36 gun homicides/100,000 population lower – Gun homicides/100,000 is less than or equal to the median of 0.36 gun homicides/100,000 population Relative gun suicide rate higher – Gun suicides/100,000 is greater than the median of 0.81 gun suicides/100,000 population lower – Gun suicides/100,000 is less than or equal to the median of 0.81 gun suicides/100,000 population Relative unintentional gun death rate higher – Unintentional gun deaths/100,000 is greater than the median of 0.06 unintentional gun deaths/100,000 population lower - Unintentional gun deaths/100,000 is less than or equal to the median of 0.06 unintentional gun deaths/100,000 population
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This data set contains information about 391 subjects who were interviewed and examined in a study to understand the “prevalence of obesity, diabetes, and other cardiovascular risk factors in central Virginia for African Americans.” (J.B. Schorling) Only those subjects whose glycosolated hemoglobin level was measured are included. The data were used in a study by J.P. Willems, J.T. Saunders, D.E. Hunt, and J.B. Schorling, published in “Prevalence of coronary heart disease risk factors among rural blacks: A community-based study”, Southern Medical Journal 90:814-820; 1997, and in another study by J.B. Schorling, J. Roach, M. Siegel, N. Baturka, D. E. Hunt, T. M. Guterbock, and H. L. Stewart, published in “A trial of church-based smoking cessation interventions for rural African Americans. Preventive Medicine 26:92-101; 1997.” The data were collected by some of the researchers for these studies.
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This data set records data about 189 mothers of newborns, along with data about their infant. The goal of this study was to identify risk factors associated with giving birth to a low birth weight baby (weighing less than 2500 grams). The data were collected at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, in 1986. [quoted from description at You must include the following citation in your report as the source of the data, or you will be in violation of copyright laws: Hosmer and Lemeshow (2000) Applied Logistic Regression: Second Edition. These data are copyrighted by John Wiley & Sons Inc. and must be acknowledged and used accordingly. Data were collected at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts during 1986.
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Data on 312 patients with primary biliary cirrhosis, an autoimmune disease that slowly destroys the liver. Patients were randomly assigned to a treatment group that received the drug D-penicillamine or to a control group that received a placebo to see if D-penicillamine would increase their survival time or decrease the level of bilirubin (causes jaundice) in the blood. The liver normally controls the level of bilirubin, but a damaged liver is not able to maintain a healthy level of bilirubin in the blood. Cirrhosis of the liver can also be caused by alcoholism, but primary biliary cirrhosis is an autoimmune disease not caused by alcoholism. This data was published in Counting Processes & Survival Analysis, by T.R. Fleming and D.P. Harrington, 1991, New York: Wiley; Appendix D. The data were collected at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
anderson_instructorJan 28, 201523KB878
This data set includes data on 671 infants who had a very low birth weight, defined as being less than 1600 grams. The data were collected between 1981 and 1987 at Duke University Medical Center by Dr. Michael O'Shea, now of Bowman Gray Medical Center. This project was funded by a Clinical Epidemiology Grant from the Mellon Foundation. Note that ALL these infants had very low birth weights, so if you are comparing infants with a relatively high birth weight to infants with a relatively low birth weight, even the relatively high birth weights are very low compared to normal infant birth weights. Results of the study were published in M. O'Shea, D.A. Savitz, M.L. Hage, K.A. Feinstein: Prenatal events and the risk of subependymal / intraventricular haemorrhage in very low birth weight neonates. Paediatric and Perinatal Epdiemiology 1992;6:352-362.
anderson_instructorSep 1, 201743KB563
This data set describes the survival status of individual passengers on the Titanic. The principal source for data about Titanic passenger is Encyclopedia Titanica. The data set used here was begun by a variety of researchers. One of the original sources is Eaton & Haas (1994) Titanic: Triumph and Tragedy, Patrick Stephens Ltd, which includes a passenger list created by many researchers and edited by Michael A. Findlay.
anderson_instructorSep 1, 201766KB498
These are data on 82 passenger vehicles, from a study done by R.M. Heavenrich, J.D. Murrell, and K.H. Hellman, and published in Light Duty Automotive Technology and Fuel Economy Trends Through 1991, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1991 (EPA/AA/CTAB/91-02). Based on data provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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The data in this table were collected from some schools that award four-year degrees for use in comparing the student-to-teacher ratio between private colleges and public colleges. The data are for the 2004-2005 academic year; 85 private colleges and 57 state-supported (public) colleges were sampled. Each ratio was rounded to the nearest whole number for simplicity (from description on pp. 35-36 of Introductory Statistics: exploring the world through data) There is no assumption that the numbers of public and private schools in the sample are proportionate with the numbers in the population. The data are from the 2006 World Almanac and Book of Facts, and are assumed to have been copied into the data set by the textbook authors, Robert Gould and Colleen Ryan, or by the publisher.
anderson_instructorSep 1, 20178KB335
These are data on 501 patients having either acute viral or acute bacterial meningitis, from a study done by A. Spanos, F.E. Harrell, and D.T. Durack at Duke University Medical Center, published in Differential diagnosis of acute meningitis: An analysis of the predictive value of initial observations 1989, JAMA 262: 2700-2707.
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