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UntitledbbeardJun 26, 2012270KB17
Highest Elevations in Each of the 50 StatesbbeardJan 11, 20122KB32
Table 1.3 CO2 Emissions
Carbon Dioxide emissions (metric tons per person)
bbeardJan 29, 2009604B85
Exercise 1.27 Garbage
Environmental Protection Agency, Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: 2000 Facts and Figures, document EPA530-R-02-001, 2002.
bbeardAug 17, 2008188B409
Exercise 27.42bbeardAug 11, 2008172B45
Exercise 27.43bbeardAug 11, 2008664B53
Exercise 27.44bbeardAug 11, 2008695B51
Table 27.1bbeardAug 11, 2008190B31
Table 27.2bbeardAug 11, 2008241B32
Exercise 9.38 FarmsbbeardAug 11, 2008132B313
Exercise 10.48 PregnanciesbbeardAug 11, 200893B288
Exercise 27.12bbeardAug 11, 2008126B66
Exercise 27.13bbeardAug 11, 2008119B44
Exercise 27.14bbeardAug 11, 200864B75
Exercise 27.19bbeardAug 11, 200868B38
Exercise 27.21bbeardAug 11, 200866B36
Exercise 27.22bbeardAug 11, 2008266B62
Exercise 27.24bbeardAug 11, 20084KB64
Exericse 27.36bbeardAug 11, 2008183B23
Exercise 27.38bbeardAug 11, 2008152B55
Exercise 27.39bbeardAug 11, 2008144B57
Exercise 27.40bbeardAug 11, 2008193B41
Exercise 27.41bbeardAug 11, 200867B50
Table 26.3bbeardAug 11, 2008365B29
Table 26.4bbeardAug 11, 2008626B20
Table 26.5bbeardAug 11, 2008575B29
Table 26.6bbeardAug 11, 2008174B18
Table 26.7bbeardAug 11, 20082KB17
Ex. 27.1bbeardAug 11, 200887B23
Ex. 27.5bbeardAug 11, 20082KB23
Ex. 27.6bbeardAug 11, 2008142B26
Ex. 27.9bbeardAug 11, 2008201B21
Ex. 27.10bbeardAug 11, 2008160B13
Exercise 27.1bbeardAug 11, 200897B28
Exercise 27.2bbeardAug 11, 2008138B27
Exercise 27.5bbeardAug 11, 2008112B18
Ex. 27.11bbeardAug 11, 200897B22
Table 24.3 Heart RatesbbeardAug 11, 2008473B56
Table 24.4 Newts
Data provided by Drina Iglesia, Purdue University. The data are part of a larger study reported in D. D. S. Iglesia, Purdue University. The data are part of a larger study reported in D. D. S. Iglesia, E. J. Cragoe, jr., and J. W. Vanable, "Electric field strength and epithelialization in the newt (Notophthalmus viridescens)," Journal of Experimental Zoology, 274 (1996), pp. 56-62.
bbeardAug 11, 2008579B40
Exercise 25.8 Extinct Beast
M. A. Houck et al.,\"Allometric scaling in the earliest fossil bird, \"Archaeopteryx lithographica,\" Science, 247 (1990), pp. 195-198. The authors conclude from a variety of evidence that all specimens represent the same species.
bbeardAug 11, 200875B74
Exercise 25.29 Diabetic Mice
Data provided by Corinne Lim, Purdue University, from a student project supervised by Professor Joseph Vanable.
bbeardAug 11, 2008370B49
Table 25.1 Perch
The data are part of a larger data set in the Journal of Statistics Education archive, accessible via the Internet. The original source is P. Brofeldt, "Bidrag till kaennedom on fiskbestonder i vaara sjoear. Laengelmaevesi," in T. H. Jaervi, Finlands Fiskeriet, Band 4, Meddelanden utgivna av fiskerifoereningen i Filand, Helsinki, 1917. The data were contributed to the archive (with information in English) by Juha Puranen of the Univerity of Helsinki.
bbeardAug 11, 20081.016B52
Table 25.2 Drinking
Data provided by Marigene Arnold, Kalamazoo College.
bbeardAug 11, 2008530B42
Table 25.3 Tanana RiverbbeardAug 11, 2008822B21
Table 25.4 Wine
M. H. Criqui, University of California, San Diego, reported in the New York Times, December 28, 1994.
bbeardAug 11, 2008198B66
Exercise 26.11bbeardAug 11, 2008625B48
Exercise 26.27bbeardAug 11, 2008317B65
Exercise 26.29bbeardAug 11, 2008584B126
Exercise 26.34bbeardAug 11, 20083KB46
Table 26.1bbeardAug 11, 2008690B27
Table 26.2bbeardAug 11, 2008461B17
Exercise 23.44 Residuals
Standardized residuals from Exercise 23.26.
bbeardAug 11, 2008228B47
Table 23.1 Crying
S. Karelitz et al., "Relation of crying activity in early infancy to speech and intellectual development at age three years," Child Development, 35 (1964), pp. 769-777.
bbeardAug 11, 2008325B56
Table 23.2 River Discharge
From a graph in B. J. Peterson et al., "Increasing river discharge to the Arctic Ocean," Science, 298 (2002), pp. 2171-2173.
bbeardAug 11, 2008740B66
Table 23.4 Ocean DNA
From Table S2 in the online supplement to A. Dell'Anno and R. Danovaro, "Extracellular DNA plays a key role in deep-sea ecosystem functioning," Science, 309 (2005), p. 2179.
bbeardAug 11, 20081KB133
Table 23.5 Foot Deformity
A. S. Bankes et al., "Juvenialehallus abducto valgus association with metatarsus adductus," Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 84 (1994), pp. 219-224.
bbeardAug 11, 2008296B38
Ex. 24.4 Beetles
Modified from M. C. Wilson and R. E. Shade, "Relative attractiveness of various luminescent colors to the cereal leaf beetle and the meadow spittlebug," Journal of Economic Entomology, 60 (1967), pp. 578-580.
bbeardAug 11, 2008268B60
AYK 24.9 Smoking
Adapted from a graph in article cited in Note 3.
bbeardAug 11, 2008410B31
CYS 24.18 Spores
M. W. Peugh, "Field investigation of ventilation and air quality in duck and turkey slaughter plants," MS thesis, Purdue University, 1996.
bbeardAug 11, 2008154B75
Exercise 24.31 Tomato plants
Data provided by Matthew Moore.
bbeardAug 11, 2008157B258
Exercise 24.33 Bacteria
Data courtesy of Brad Hughes, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine.
bbeardAug 11, 2008260B85
Exercise 24.35 Polyester
S. Aneja, "Biodeterioration of textile fibers in soil," MS thesis, Purdue University, 1994.
bbeardAug 11, 2008141B38
Exercise 24.36 3D Vision
Data provided by Brigitte Stricanne.
bbeardAug 11, 2008875B30
Table 24.1 Flower Lengths
We thank Ethan J. Temeles of Amherst College for providing the data. His work is described in E.J. Temeles and W. J. Kress, "Adaptation in a plant-hummingbird association," Science, 300 (2003), pp. 630-633.
bbeardAug 11, 2008705B142
Table 24.2 Logging
We thank Charles Cannon of Duke University for providing the data. the study report is C. H. Cannon, D. R. Peart, and M. Leighton, "Tree species diversity in commercially logged Bornean rainforest," Science, 281 (1998), pp. 1366-1367.
bbeardAug 11, 2008636B57
Ex. 23.5 Hand LengthbbeardAug 11, 2008236B38
Ex. 23.7 BAC
The EESEE story "Blood Alcohol Content" describes a study in which 16 student volunteers at The Ohio State University drank a randomly assigned number of cans of beer. Thirty minutes later, a police officer measured their blood alcohol content.
bbeardAug 11, 2008149B172
Ex. 23.9 Climate
From a graph in A. L. Perry, et al., "Climate change and distribution shifts in marine fishes," Science, 308 (2005), pp. 1912-1915. The explanatory variable is the five-year running mean of winter (December to March) sea-bottom temperature.
bbeardAug 11, 2008321B151
AYK 23.1 Coffee
From a graph in T. G. O'Brien and M. F. Kinnaird, "Caffeine and conservation," sience, 300 (2003), p. 587.
bbeardAug 11, 200878B44
AYK 23.2 Frogs
J. D. McLister, "The energetics of male reproductive behavior in the treefrog, Hyla versicolor," Ms thesis, University of California, irvine, 2000.
bbeardAug 11, 2008175B36
Exercise 23.26 BeaversbbeardAug 11, 2008170B35
Exercise 23.27 Predator PreybbeardAug 11, 2008186B68
Exercise 23.32 Predator PreybbeardAug 11, 2008209B37
Exercise 23.36 Sparrowhawk
From a graph in B. E. Saether, S. Engen, and E. Mattysen, "Demographic characteristics and population dynamical patterns of solitary birds," Science, 295 (2002), pp. 2070-2073.
bbeardAug 11, 2008129B67
Exercise 23.38 Sparrowhawk resbbeardAug 11, 2008168B45
Exercise 23.39 Table
Based on M. E. Dunshee, "A study of factors affecting the amount and kind of food eaten by nursery school children,"Child Development, 2(1931), pp. 163-183. This article gives the means, standard deviations, and correlation for 37 children, from which these data are simulated.
bbeardAug 11, 2008226B99
Exercise 23.42 Corn
Data provided by Samuel Phillips, Purdue University.
bbeardAug 11, 2008170B35
Exercise 23.43 Revenge
From a plot in d. de Quervain et al., "The neural basis of altruistic punishment," Science, 305 (2004) pp. 1254-1258. The description of the study is simplified shamelessly, though it still sounds a bit complicated.
bbeardAug 11, 2008146B87
Exercise 21.30 Melanoma
L. Naldi et al., "Pigmentary traits, modalities of sun reaction, history of sunburns, and melanocytic nevi as risk factors for cutaneous Malignant melanoma in the italian population: resluts of a collaborative case-control study," Cancer, 88 (2000), pp. 2703-2710.
bbeardAug 11, 200894B99
Exercise 21.31 American Popula
R. D. Jackson et al., "Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of fractures," New England Journal of Medicine, 354 (2006), pp. 669-683.
bbeardAug 11, 2008197B49
Exercise 21.32 Zodiac Sign
From the GSS data base at the University of Michigan, webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/GSS.
bbeardAug 11, 2008185B74
Exercise 21.33 Prairie Dogs
J. L. Hoogland, "Multiple mating by female prarie dogs," Animal Behavior, 55 (1998), pp. 351-359.
bbeardAug 11, 200891B132
Exercise 21.34 M&M's
www.mms.com
bbeardAug 11, 200886B74
Ex. 22.1 Health Care
D. B. Mark et al., "Use of medical resources and quality of life after acute myocardial infraction in Canada and the united States," New England Journal of Medicine, 331 (1994), pp. 1130-1135. See also the discussion in the same journal, 332 (1995), pp. 469-472.
bbeardAug 11, 200863KB88
Ex. 22.5 Forest
Statistical Society of Canada, 2001 case study II. Original publication F. He and R. Duncan, "Density-dependent effects on tree survival in an old-growth Douglas fir forest," Journal of Ecology, 88(2000), pp.676-688.
bbeardAug 11, 2008157B49
AYK 22.1
D. b. Mark et al., "Use of medical resources and quality of life after actue myocardial infarction in Canada and the United States," New England Journal of Medicine, 331 (1994), pp. 1130-1135. See also the discussion in the same journal, 332 (1995), pp. 469-472.
bbeardAug 11, 200810KB37
AYK 22.2 Soccer
H. Lindber, H. Roos, and P. Gardsell, "Prevalence of coxarthritis in former soccer players," Acta Orthopedica Scandinavica, 64 (1993), pp. 165-167.
bbeardAug 11, 2008140B74
AYK 22.11 Prairie Dogs
J. L. Hoogland, "Multiple mating by female prairie dogs," Animal B ehavior, 55 (1998), pp. 351-359.
bbeardAug 11, 2008131B50
CYS 22.18 AIDS
From the District of Columbia Department of Health, "The HIV/AIDS Epidemiologic Profile for the District of Columbia," December 2003.
bbeardAug 11, 2008282B53
Exercise 22.30 UTI
T. Kontiokari et al., "Randomised trial of cranberry-lingonberry juice and Lactobacillus GG drink for the prevention of urinary tract infections in women," BMJ, 322 (2001), pp. 1-5.
bbeardAug 11, 2008129B44
Exercise 22.35 Heart Attacks
M. De Longerill et al., "Mediterranean dietary pattern in a randomized trial," Archives of Internal Medicine, 158 (1998), pp. 1181-1187.
bbeardAug 11, 2008152B183
Exercise 22.40 Heart Disease
J. E. Williams et al., "Anger proneness predicts coronary heart disease risk," Circulation, 101 (2000), pp. 2034-2039.
bbeardAug 11, 2008130B68
Exercise 18.25 IQ
Data provided by Darlene Gordon, Purdue University.
bbeardAug 11, 2008555B54
Exercise 18.28 Soil
P. S. Gupta, "Reaction of plants to the density of solil," Journal of Ecology, 21 (1933), pp. 452-474.
bbeardAug 11, 2008256B223
Exercise 18.29 Fungus
M. W. Peugh, "Field investigation of ventilation and air quality in duck and turkey slaughter plants," MS thesis, Purdue University, 1996.
bbeardAug 11, 200894B118
Exercise 18.38 Flowers
We thank Ethan J. Temeles of Amherst College for providing the data. His work is described in E. J. Temeles and W. J. Kress, "Adaptation in a plant-hummingbird association," Science, 300 (2003), pp.630-633.
bbeardAug 11, 2008494B90
Exercise 18.43 Effect?bbeardAug 11, 2008127B41
Table 18.1 Math Scores
Data provided by Warren Page, New York City Technical College, from a study done by John Hudesman.
bbeardAug 11, 2008202B51
Table 18.2 Body Weight
TOX-17: Black Nesprint Inks, ntp.niehs.nih.gov.
bbeardAug 11, 2008342B57
Table 18.3 Drosphilia
From a graph in L. Partridge and M. Farquhar, "Sexual activity reduces lifespan of male fruitflies," Nature, 294 (1981), pp.580-582.
bbeardAug 11, 2008227B56
Ex. 21.1 Births
A random sample of 700 births from local records shows this distribution across the days of the week.
bbeardAug 11, 200885B78
Ex. 21.2 Seed color
P. A. Kulakow, H. hauptli, and S. K. Jain, "Genetics of grain amaranths," Journal of Heredity, 1985 pp. 27-30.
bbeardAug 11, 200861B50
Exercise 21.25 MendelbbeardAug 11, 2008112B59
Exercise 21.27 Feathers
W. Landauer and L. C. Dunnthe, "Frizzle characters of fowls: its expression and inheritance," Journal of Heredity, 21 (1930), pp.291-305.
bbeardAug 11, 200887B38
Exercise 21.28 Forest trees
Statistical Society of Canada, 2001 case study II. Original publication F. He and R. Duncan, "Density-dependent effects on tree survival in an old-growth Douglas fir forest," Journal of Ecology, 88 (2000), pp.676-688.
bbeardAug 11, 200861B44
Exercise 21.29 Melanoma
L. Naldi et al., "Pigmentary traits, modalities of sun reaction, history of sunburns, and melanocytic nevi as risk factors for cutaneous Malignant melanoma in the italian population: resluts of a collaborative case-control study," Cancer, 88 (2000), pp. 2703-2710.
bbeardAug 11, 200894B87
Exercise 17.33 Cockroach
This example is based on information in D. L. Shankland et al., "The effect of 5-thio-D-glucose on insect development and its absorption by insects," Journal of Insect Physiology, 14 (1968), pp. 63-72.
bbeardAug 11, 200865B42
Exercise 17.34 Trees
Data provided by Jason Hamilton, University of Illinois. The study is reported in E. H. DeLucia et al., "Net primary production of a forest ecosystem with experimental CO2 enhancement," Science, 284 (1999), pp. 1177-1179. Note that resampling methods cannot remove the variation due to random sampling of the original data. no method for inference can be trusted with n=3. In this study, each observation is very costly, so the small n is inevitable.
bbeardAug 11, 200870B122
Exercise 17.35 Fungus
M. W. Peugh, "Field investigation of ventilation and air quality in duck and turkey slaughter plants," MS thesis, Purdue University, 1996.
bbeardAug 11, 200874B102
Exercise 17.38 Oil
J. M. Jobe and H. Jobe, "A statistical approach for additional infill development," Energy Exploration and Exploitation, 18 (2000), pp 89-103, and Lake Michigan Federation, 2001 publication, "The case against new Great Lakes oil and gas drilling: Michigan fails to clean up oil and gas pollution," found at www.lakemichigan.org.
bbeardAug 11, 2008395B51
Exercise 17.39 Weeds
H. B. Meyers, "Investigations of the life history of the velvetleaf seed beetle, Althaeus folkertsi Kingsolver," MS thesis, Purdue University, 1996. The 95% t interval is 1227.9 to 2507.6. A 95% bootstrap BCa interval is 1444 to 2718, confirming that t inference is inaccurate for these data.
bbeardAug 11, 2008186B47
Exercise 17.40 Weed Control
H. B. Meyers, "Investigations of the life history of the velvetleaf seed beetle, Althaeus folkertsi Kingsolver," MS thesis, Purdue University, 1996. The 95% t interval is 1227.9 to 2507.6. A 95% bootstrap BCa interval is 1444 to 2718, confirming that t inference is inaccurate for these data.
bbeardAug 11, 2008387B54
Exercise 17.41 Evolution
Data courtesy of Brad Hughes, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine.
bbeardAug 11, 200873B73
Exercise 17.42 Bone
W. H. Harris et al., "Stimulation of bone formation in vivo by phosphate supplementation," Calcified Tissue Research, 22 (1976), pp. 85-98.
bbeardAug 11, 2008101B47
Ex. 18.2 Polyester
S. Aneja,"Biodeterioration of textile fibers in soil," MS thesis, Purdue University, 1994.
bbeardAug 11, 2008107B26
Ex. 18.4 Autism
E. Courchesne, C. M. Karns, et al., "Unusual brain growth patterns in early life in patients with autistic disorder: an MRI study," Neurology, 57 (2001), pp.245-254.
bbeardAug 11, 2008288B123
AYK 18.7 Logging
We thank Charles Cannon of Duke University for providing the data. The study report is C. H. Cannon, D. R. Peart, and M. Leighton, "Tree species diversity commercially logged Bornean rainforest," Science, 281 (1998), pp. 1366-1367.
bbeardAug 11, 2008107B52
AYK 18.10 Weeds
Data provided by Samuel Phillips, Purdue University.
bbeardAug 11, 200896B23
AYK 18.11 DDT
D. L. Shankland, "Involvement of spinal cord and peripheral nerves in DDT-poinsoning syndrome in albino rats," Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 6 (1964) pp. 197-213.
bbeardAug 11, 2008138B30
Exercise 18.24 Corn
Based on G. L. Cromwell et al., "A comparison of the nutritive value of opaque-2, foury-2 and normal corn for the chick," Poultry Science, 47 (1968), pp. 840-847.
bbeardAug 11, 2008313B65
Exercise 14.37 Wood StrengthbbeardAug 11, 2008174B40
Exercise 14.38 WinebbeardAug 11, 200862B56
Exercise 16.30 Temperature
Data simulated from a Normal distribution with mu=98.2 and std=0.7. These values are based on P.A. Mackowiak et al., "A critical appraisal of 98.6 degrees F, the upper limit of the normal body temperature, and other legacies of Carl Reinhold August Wunderlick," Journal of the American Medical Association, 268, (1992), pp. 1578-1580.
bbeardAug 11, 2008171B137
Exercise 16.35 WinebbeardAug 11, 2008156B48
Exercise 16.36 Life Tables
The National Center for Health Statistics produces a "life table" for the American population.
bbeardAug 11, 2008118B46
Exercise 16.40 Freckles
W. uter et al., "Inter-relation between variables determining constitutional UV sensitivity in Caucasian children," Photodermatology, Photoimmunology and Photomedicine, 20 (2004), pp. 9-13.
bbeardAug 11, 2008209B43
Ex. 17.2 Healing
Data provided by Drina Iglesia, Purdue University. The data are part of a larger study reported in d. D. S. Iglesia, E. J. Cragoe, Jr., and J. W. Vanable, "Electric field strength and epithelialization in the newt (Notophthalmus viridescens)," Journal of Experimental Zoology, 274 (1996), pp. 56-62.
bbeardAug 11, 200892B27
Ex. 17.3 Cola
The sweetness losses (sweetness before storage minus sweetness after storage) found by 10 tasters for one new cola recipe.
bbeardAug 11, 200865B27
AYK 17.7 Hand Size
T. W. McDowell, "An evaluation of vibration and other effects on the accuracy of grip and push force recall," PhD thesis, West Virginia University, 2006.
bbeardAug 11, 200882B52
AYK 17.8 Trout
Z. W. Liller, "Spatial variation in brook trout (salvelinus fontinalis) population dynamics and juvenile recruitment potential in an Appalachian watershed," MS thesis, West Virginia University, 2006.
bbeardAug 11, 2008155B24
Exercise 17.27 Sharks
Data provided by Chris Olsen, who found the information in scuba-diving magazines.
bbeardAug 11, 2008290B98
Exercises 17.28 Alcohol
Data from the "wine" database in the archive of machine learning data bases at the University of California, Irvine, ftp.ics.uci.edu/pub/machine-learning-databases.
bbeardAug 11, 2008360B70
Exercise 17.29 Wood lice
We thank Rudi Berkelhamer of the University of California at Irvine for the data. The data are part of a larger set collected for an undergraduate lab exercise in scientific methods.
bbeardAug 11, 2008305B45
Exercise 17.30 Big Toes
A. S. Banks et al., "Juvenile hallux abducto valgus association with metatarsus adductus," Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 84 (1994), pp. 219-224.
bbeardAug 11, 2008182B43
Exercise 5.28 Influenza
Data Provided by Robin Bush, University of California, Irvine.
bbeardAug 11, 2008883B51
Table 6.1 Icicles
N. Maeno et al., "Growth rates of icicles," Journal of Glaciology, 40(1994), pp. 319-326.
bbeardAug 11, 2008611B41
Table 6.2 Foot Deformity
A. S. Banks et al., "Juvenile hallux abducto valgus association with metatarsus adductus," Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 84 (1994), pp. 219-224.
bbeardAug 11, 2008295B21
Table 6.3 SoapbbeardAug 11, 2008123B32
Table 6.4 Tanana River
From the Nenana Ice Classic Web page, www.nenanaakiceclassic.com. See R. Sagarin and F. Micheli, "Climate change in nontraditional data sets," Science, 294 (2001), p. 811, for a careful discussion.
bbeardAug 11, 2008830B63
AYK 7.8 Stratified SamplebbeardAug 11, 2008367B58
Exercise 7.29 InternetbbeardAug 11, 2008360B55
Table 7.1 Habitats
Modified Holland (1986) plant community definition.
bbeardAug 11, 2008828B30
Exercise 8.27 Marijuana
J. H. Kagel, R. C. Battalio, and C. G. Miles, "Marijuana and work performance: results from an experiment," Journal of Human Resources, 15 (1980), pp. 373-395.
bbeardAug 11, 2008192B141
Exercise 8.31 HeadachesbbeardAug 11, 2008343B56
Example 14.3 Healing
Data provided by Drina Iglesia, Purdue University. The data are part of a larger study reported in D. D. S. Iglesia, E. J. Cragoe, Jr., and J.W. Vanable, "Electric field strength and epithelialization in the newt(Notophthalmus viridescens)," Journal of Experimental Zoology, 274 (1996), pp. 56-62.
bbeardAug 11, 200896B31
Example 14.5 ColasbbeardAug 11, 200870B25
AYK 14.6 IQ Scores
Data provided by Darlene Gordon, Purdue University.
bbeardAug 11, 2008167B62
AYK 14.8 Reading Computer Scre
Data simulated from a Normal distribution with the mean and standard deviation reported by S. Morrison and J. Noyes, "A comparison of two computer fonts: serif versus ornate sans serif," Usability News, issue 5.2, 2003, psychology.wichita.edu/surl/usability_news.html.
bbeardAug 11, 2008182B47
Exercise 5.27 Diabetes
w. Gatling, M. A. Mullee, and R. D. Hill, "The general characteristics of a community-based population," Practical Diabetes, 5 (1989), pp. 104-107.
bbeardAug 11, 200896B98
Exercise 5.29 Python eggs
r. Shine, T. R. L. Madsen, M. J. Elphick, and P. S. Harlow, The influence of nest temperatures and maternal brooding on hatchling pheontypes in water pythons," Ecology, 78 (1997), pp. 1713-1721.
bbeardAug 11, 200884B77
Exercise 5.30 Anger
J. E. Williams et al., "Anger proneness predicts coronary heart disease risk," Circulation, 101 (2000), pp. 2034-2039.
bbeardAug 11, 200893B50
Exercise 5.31 Forests
Statistical Society of Canada, 2001 case study II. Original publication F. He and R. duncan, "Density0dependent effects on tree survival in an old-growth Douglas fir forest," Journal of Ecology, 88 (2000), pp. 676- 688.
bbeardAug 11, 2008121B33
Table 5.1 UTI
T. Kontiokari et al., "Randomised trial of cranberry-lingonberry juice and Lactobacillus GG drink for the prevention of urinary tract infections in women," BMJ, 322 (2001), pp. 1-5.
bbeardAug 11, 2008117B40
Table 5.4 Echinacea
R. B. Turner, R. Bauer, K. Woelkart, T.C. Hulsey, and J. D. Gangemi, "An evaluation of Echinacea angustifolia in experimental rhinovirus infections," New England Journal of Medicine, 353 (2005), pp. 341-348.
bbeardAug 11, 2008103B49
Table 5.5 Egg
C. D. Anckney, "Sex-ratio varies with egg sequence in lesser snow geese," the Auk, 99 (1982) pp. 662-666.
bbeardAug 11, 200860B25
Exercise 6.6 Cicadas
Louie H. Yang, "Periodical cicadas as resource pulses in North American forests," Science, 306 (2004) pp. 1565-1567. The data are simulated Normal values that match the means and standard deviations reported in this article.
bbeardAug 11, 2008670B50
Exercise 6.9 Water
Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2004-2005.
bbeardAug 11, 2008116B23
Exercise 6.18 Serengeti
From a graph in C. Packer et al., "Ecological change, group territoriality, and population dynamics in Serengeti lions," Science, 307 (2005), pp. 390-393.
bbeardAug 11, 2008191B62
Exercise 6.19 Predator/Prey
T. W. Anderson, "Predator responses, prey refuges, and density-dependent mortality of a marine fish," Ecology, 81 (2001), pp. 245-257.
bbeardAug 11, 2008174B37
Exercise 6.24 Eagles
From the Web site of the Gallup Organization, www.gallup.com. Press releases remain on this site for only a limited time.
bbeardAug 11, 2008205B46
Exercise 6.25 Monkeys
From a plot in J. J. Ramsey et al., "Energy expenditure, body composition, and glucose metabolism in lean and obese rhesus monkeys treated with ephedrine and caffeine," American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 68 (1998), pp. 42-51.
bbeardAug 11, 2008186B50
Exercise 6.26 Weeds
Data provided by Samuel Phillips, Purdue University.
bbeardAug 11, 2008170B32
Exercise 4.50 Beavers and Beet
From a graph in g. D. Martinsen, E. M. Driebe, and T. G. Whitham, "Indirect interactions mediated by changing plant chemistry: beaver browsing benefits beetles," Ecology, 79 (1998), pp. 192-200.
bbeardAug 11, 2008178B62
Table 4.1 Data Set A
Data set for exploring correlation and regression
bbeardAug 11, 2008117B245
Table 4.1 Data Set B
Data set for exploring correlation and regression
bbeardAug 11, 2008117B105
Table 4.1 Data Set C
Data set for exploring correlation and regression
bbeardAug 11, 2008117B87
Table 4.1 Data Set D
Data set for exploring correlation and regression
bbeardAug 11, 2008112B91
Table 4.2 Glucose Levels
d. L. Arsenau, "Comparison of diet management instruction for patients with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus: learning activity package vs. group instruction," MS thesis, Purdue University, 1993.
bbeardAug 11, 2008244B88
AYK 5.1 Soccer
H. Lindberg, H. Roos, and P. Gardsell, "Prevalence of coxarthritis in former soccer players," Acta Orthopedica Scandinavica, 64 (1993), pp. 165-167.
bbeardAug 11, 200893B60
AYK 5.2 Prairie dogs
J. L. Hoogland," Why do Gunnison's prairie dogs give anti-predator calls?" Animal Behavior, 51 (1996), p.871-880.
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AYK 5.7 Kidney Stones
C. R. Charig, D. R. Wegg, S. R. Payne, and O. E. Wickham, "Comparison of treatment of renal calculi by operative sugery, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, and extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy," BMJ, 292 (1986), pp. 879-882.
bbeardAug 11, 2008107B272
AYK 5.8 Smoking
Condensed from D. R. Appleton, J. M. French, and M. P. J. Vanderpump, "Ignoring a covariate: an example of Simpson's paradox," The American Statistician, 50 (1996), pp. 340-341.
bbeardAug 11, 2008107B46
Exercise 5.23 Chocolate
d. A. Marcus, L. Scharff, d. Turk, and L. M. Gourley, "A double-blind provocative study of chocolate as a trigger of headache," Cephalalgia, 17 (1997) pp. 866-862.
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Exercise 5.24 Cocaine
D. M. Barnes, "Breaking the cycle of addiction," Science, 241 (1988), pp.1029-1030.
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Exercise 5.25 Fast food
Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study, a Gerber initiative (2002).
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Exercise 5.26 Deaths
National Center for Health Statistics, Deaths: Preliminary Data for 2003; National Vital Statistics Report, 53 (2005), No. 15.
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Table 3.4 Seeds
Data from many studies compiled in D. F. Greene and E. A. Johnson, "Estimating the mean annual seed production of trees," Ecology, 75 (1994), pp. 642-647.
bbeardAug 11, 2008224B68
Ex. 4.1 Fidgeting
From a graph in J. A. Levine, N. I. Eberhardt, and M. D. Jensen, "Role of nonexercise activity thermogenesis in resistance to fat gain in humans," Science, 283 (1999), pp. 212-214.
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Ex. 4.6 Empathy
From a graph in T. Singer et al. "Empathy for pain involves the affective but not sensory components of pain," Science, 303 (2004), pp. 1157-1162. Data for other brain regions showed a stronger correlation and no outliers.
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AYK 4.4 Bird Colonies
From a graph in B.-E. Saether, S. Engen, and E. Mattysen, "Demographic characteristics and population dynamical patterns of solitary birds," Science, 295 (2002), pp. 2070-2073.
bbeardAug 11, 2008124B83
AYK 4.8 Manatees
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Boating accident statistics and Manatee morality, www.myfwc.com.
bbeardAug 11, 2008439B81
CYS 4.23
Data (in centimeters) for five elderly men, comparing the height to their knee to their overall height.
bbeardAug 11, 200879B37
Exercise 4.26 Smoking
Health, United States, 2005, Table 60, http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus05.pdf.
bbeardAug 11, 2008159B47
Exercise 4.28 Water
From a presentation by Charles Knauf, Monroe County (New York) Environmental Health Laboratory.
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Exercise 4.30 Cerebellum
F. Sultan and V. Braitenberg, "Shapes and sizes of different mammalian cerebella. A study in quantitative comparative neuroanatomy." Journal Fur Hirnforsschung, 34 (1993), pp. 79-92.
bbeardAug 11, 2008506B65
Exercise 4.36 Aspartame
National Toxicology Program, CAS No. 22839-47-0 (2005).
bbeardAug 11, 2008111B35
Exercise 4.37 Drilling
From a graph in F. S. Hu et al., "Cyclic variation and solar forcing of Holocene climate in the Alaskan subartic," Science, 301 (2003), pp. 1890-1893.
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Exercise 4.41 Climate
From a graph in A. L. Perry et al., "Climate change and distribution shifts in marine fishes," Science, 308 (2005), pp. 1912-1915. The explanatory variable is the five-year running mean of winter (December to March) sea-bottom temperature.
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Exercise 4.48 Smoking
Occupational Mortality: The Registrar General's Decennial Supplement for England and Wales, 1970-1972, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1978.
bbeardAug 11, 2008246B39
Exercise 4.49 Insects
F. H. Simmons, "Physiology of the trade-off between fecundity and survival in Drosophilia melanogaster, as revealed through dietary manipulation," MS thesis, University of California, Irvine, 1996.
bbeardAug 11, 2008207B41
AYK 3.8 Coffee and Deforestati
From a graph in T. G. O'Brien and M. F. Kinnaird, "Caffeine and conservation," science, 300 (2003), p. 587.
bbeardAug 11, 2008109B93
CYS 3.20bbeardAug 11, 200879B22
Exercise 3.23 Fossils
M. A. Houck et al. "Allometric scaling in the earliest fossil bird, Archaeopteryx lithographica," Science, 247 (1990), pp. 195-198. The authors conclude from a variety of evidence that all specimens represent the same species.
bbeardAug 11, 200869B44
Exercise 3.26 Milk or Soda
The Census Bureau reports U.S. per capita consumption of milk and carbonated soft drinks (in gallons per year) between 1980 and 2000
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Exercise 3.28 Corn Plants
Simplified from W. L. Colville and D. P. McGill, "Effect of rate and method of planting on several plant characters and yield of irrigated corn," Agronomy Journal, 54 (1962), pp. 235-238.
bbeardAug 11, 2008212B166
Exercise 3.30 Beetles
Experimenters placed boards of several colors at random locations a field of oats (four colors and six boards of each color. These are the counts of cereal leaf beetles trapped by each board.
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Exercise 3.35 Mortality/Econom
United Nations, "Human development report 2005," Table 10: Survival, and Table 14: Economic performance (World Bank data).
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Exercise 3.36 Merlins
From a graph in C. G. Wiklund, "Food as a mechanism of density-dependent regulation of breeding numbers in the merlin Falco columbarius," Ecology, 82 (2001), pp. 860-867.
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Exercise 3.37 Sunlight
From a graph in M. Wild, et al., "From dimming to brightening:decadal canges in solar radiation at Earth's surface," Science, 308 (2005), pp. 847-850.
bbeardAug 11, 2008158B50
Exercise 3.38 Rejection
From a graph in N. I. Eisenberger, m. D. Lieberman, and K. D. Williams, "Does rejection hurt? An fMRI study of social exclusion," Science, 302 (2003), pp. 290-292.
bbeardAug 11, 2008195B54
Table 3.1 Powerboats
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Boating accident statistics and Manatee morality, www.myfwc.com.
bbeardAug 11, 2008434B56
Table 3.2 Carnivores
C. Carbone and J. L. Gittleman, " A common rule for the scaling of carnivore density," Science, 295 (2002), pp. 2273-2276.
bbeardAug 11, 2008551B68
Table 3.3 Wine/Heart Attacks
M. H. Criqui, University of California, San Diego, reported in the New York Times, December 28, 1994.
bbeardAug 11, 2008211B134
AYK 2.9 Blood PhosphatebbeardAug 11, 200857B25
AYK 2.10 mean and std are notbbeardAug 11, 2008212B22
AYK 2.12 Group Logging
We thank Charles Cannon of Duke University for providing the data. The study report is C.H. Cannon, D.R. Pearty, and M. Leighton, "Tree species diversity in commercially logged Bornean rainforest," Science, 281(1998), pp. 1366-1367.
bbeardAug 11, 2008228B109
CYS 2.13 IQ ScoresbbeardAug 11, 200872B52
Exercise 2.28 Weight of Newbor
National Vital Statistics Reports, Births: Final Data for 2002, Vol. 52, No. 10, 2003.
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Exercise 2.29 Metabolic RatebbeardAug 11, 2008112B26
Exercise 2.31 Beetles
Modified from M.C. Wilson and R. E. Shade, "Relative attractiveness of various luminescent colors to the cereal leaf beetle and the meadow spittlebug," Journal of Economic Entomology, 60 (1967), pp. 578-580.
bbeardAug 11, 2008273B402
Exercise 2.35 Ancient Air
R. A. Berner and G. P. Landis, "Gas bubbles in fossil amber as possible indicators of the major gas composition of ancient air," Science, 239 (1988), pp. 1406-1409. The 95% t confidence interval is 54.78 to 64.4. A bootstrap BCa interval is 55.03 to 62.63. So t is reasonable accurate despite the skew and the small sample.
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Exercise 2.36 breast-feeding
From a graph in C. G. Wiklund, "Food as a mechanism of density-dependent regulation of breeding numbers in the merlin Falco columbarius," Ecology, 82 (2001), pp.860-867.
bbeardAug 11, 2008558B34
Table 2.1 Flower lengths
Flower Lengths (millimeters) for three Heliconia varieties
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Table 2.2 Soil
Penetrability of soil at three compression levels
bbeardAug 11, 2008624B29
AYK 3.4 Bird colonies
From a graph in B. E. Saether, S. Engen, and E. Mattysen, "Demographic characteristics and population dynamical patterns of solitary birds," Science, 295 (2002), pp. 2070-2073.
bbeardAug 11, 2008124B34
AYK 3.6 Speed Limit
Based on T. N. Lam, "Estimating fuel consumption from engine size," Journal of Transportation Engineering, 111 (1985), pp. 339-357. The data for 10 to 50 km/h are measured; those for 60 km/h and higher are calculated from a model given in the paper and are therefore smoothed.
bbeardAug 11, 2008205B43
AYK 3.7 Energy
Data on the lean body mass and resting metabolic rate for 12 women and 7 men who are subjects in a study of dieting. Metabolic rate is measured in kilocalories (Cal) burned per 24 hours.
bbeardAug 11, 2008283B48
Exercise 1.36 Rock Sole in the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, www.noaa.gov.
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Exercise 1.37 Coevolution
We thank Ethan J. Temeles of Amherst College for providing the data. His work is described in E.J. Temeles and W.J. Kress, "Adaptation in a plant-hummingbird association," Science, 300 (2003), pp.630-633.
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Exercise 1.39 Marijuana and t
D. M. Fergusson and L. John Horwood, "Cannabis use and traffic accidents in a birth cohort of young adults," Accident Analysis and Prevention, 33(2001), pp. 703-711.
bbeardAug 11, 2008153B130
Exercise 1.40 Milk versus soft
2004 Statistical Abstract of the United States, Health and Nutrition, Table 201.
bbeardAug 11, 2008172B30
Exercise 1.42 Alligator Attack
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Alligator Attacks Fact Sheet, 2005, www.wildflorida.org.
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Exercise 1.43 Orange Prices
From the Web site of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov/cpi.
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Ex 1.11 and Table 1.1 Mississi
Read from a graph in K. Emanuel, "Increasing destructiveness of tropical cyclones over the past 30 years," Nature, 436(2005), pp. 686-688
bbeardAug 11, 2008524B31
Table 1.2 Medical Doctors
Medical doctors per 100,000 people, by state(2002)
bbeardAug 11, 2008766B231
Ex. 2.2 Find the Median
Finding the median: odd n
bbeardAug 11, 2008136B146
Ex. 2.3 Find the Median Even
Finding the median: even n
bbeardAug 11, 2008139B31
AYK 2.1 Food Poisoning
Modified from data provided by Dana Quade, University of North Carolina
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AYK 2.4 Glucose LevelsbbeardAug 11, 2008116B27
AYK 2.6 Glucose Levels
D.L. Arsenau, "Comparison of diet management instruction for patients with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus: learning activity package vs. group instruction," MS thesis, Purdue University, 1993.
bbeardAug 11, 2008109B57
AYK 1.11 Landfills
Environmental Protection Agency, Municipal Solid Waste in the Unided States: 2000 Facts and Figures, document EPA530-R-02-001, 2002.
bbeardAug 11, 2008175B44
CYS 1.14 and 1.15 Organ Transp
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, prepared by the Census Bureau, provides the number of single-organ transplants for the year 2003, by organ.
bbeardAug 11, 2008135B107
CYS 1.18 IQ ScoresbbeardAug 11, 200875B41
Exercise 1.26 Deaths among you
National Center for Health Statistics, Deaths: Preliminary Data for 2003, National Vital Statistics Reports, 53 (2005), No.15.
bbeardAug 11, 2008129B27
Exercise 1.28 Weight
2002 National Health Interview Survey by the NCHS
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Exercise 1.29 Weight by Age
2002 National Health Interview Survey by NCHS
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Exercise 1.33 Acid Rain
This data set was provided by Nicolas Fisher.
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Ex. 1.3 Who uses marijuana?
2004 Statistical Abstract of the United States, Table 186. Current users are those who used drugs at least once within the month prior to the study.
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AYK 1.3 Cigarette smoking in t
Health, United States, 2005, Table 60, http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus05.pdf
bbeardAug 11, 2008125B46
AYK 1.4 Births on Day of Week
National Center for Health Statistics, Births: Final Data for 2003, National Vital Statistics Reports, 54 (2005), No. 2.
bbeardAug 11, 2008117B48
AYK 1.5 Healing of Skin Wounds
Data provided by Drina Iglesia, Purdue University. The data are part of a larger study reported in D.D.S. Iglesia, E.J. Cragoe, Jr., and J.W. Vanable, "Electric field strength and epithelialization in the newt(Notophthalmus viridescens)," Journal of Experimental Zoology, 274 (1996), pp. 56-62.
bbeardAug 11, 2008106B43
AYK 1.9 Glucose Levels
D.L. Arsenau, "Comparison of diet management instruction for patients with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus: learning activity package vs. group instruction," MS thesis, Purdue University, 1993.
bbeardAug 11, 2008116B47
AYK 1.10 Glucose levels
D.L. Arsenau, "Comparison of diet management instruction for patients with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus: learning activity package vs. group instruction," MS thesis, Purdue University, 1993.
bbeardAug 11, 2008110B69
Ex.1.2 Leading Causes of Death
National Center for Health Statistics, http://www.cdc.gov/nchs
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Ex. 1.4 Length of Great White
Data provided by Chris Olsen who found the information in scuba-diving magazine
bbeardAug 11, 2008298B46
Ex.1.6 Guinea Pigs Survival Ti
T. Bjerkedal, "Acquistion of resistance in guinea pigs infected with different doses of virulent tubercle bacilli", American Journal of Hygiene, 72 (1960), pp.130-148.
bbeardAug 11, 2008364B36
Hurricane:Month and TypebbeardAug 11, 2008166B24
Crickets
Singing Time
bbeardAug 11, 2008265B30
PenaltyShootoutbbeardJul 6, 2006127B39
14.10bbeardMar 14, 2006243B33
Hurricane-Pressure&MaxWindbbeardNov 1, 20051KB94
Hurricane-Month&CategorybbeardNov 1, 2005131B49
HurricanebbeardOct 19, 20052KB89
McDonaldsbbeardOct 18, 2005160B63

 

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