• Datafile Name: FiberDownload .TXT file
  • Datafile Subject: Health,
  • Story names: High Fiber Diet Plan,
  • Reference: This data is distributed with the software package, Data Desk¨. Data Description, Inc. (1993). Data Desk¨. Ithaca, NY: Data Description, Inc.
  • Authorization: free use
  • Description: Effects of dietary fiber. 12 female subjects were fed a controlled diet. Before each meal they ate crackers containing either bran fiber, gum fiber, a combination of both, or no fiber (control). Their caloric intake was monitored. Subjects reported any gastric or other problems.
  • Number of Cases 12
  • Variable Names:
    1. Cracker: Type of fiber in the cracker
    2. Diet: One of four diets (type of cracker)
    3. Subject: An identification for each of the 12 subjects
    4. Digested: Digested calories. Difference between caloric intake and calories passed through system
    5. Bloat: Degree of bloating and flatulence reported by the subjects

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