Subject: Health

Datafile Subject:Health,
Story names:Age and height,
Description: Mean heights of a group of children in Kalama, an Egyptian village that is the site of a study of nutrition in developing countries. The data were obtained by measuring the heights of all 161 children in the village each month over several years. ...
Datafile Subject:Government, Health,
Story names:Albuquerque Batmobile,
Description: In April 1979 the Albuquerque Police Department began a special enforcement program aimed at countering DWI (driving while intoxicated) accidents. The program was composed of a squad of police officers, Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) devices, and a van which houses a BAT device and is used as a mobile...
Datafile Subject:Consumer, Health,
Story names:Alcohol and Tobacco,
Description: Average weekly household spending, in British pounds, on tobacco products and alcoholic beverages for each of the 11 regions of Great Britain. ...
Datafile Subject:Health,
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Description: Data gives the amount of forward/backward and side/side sway experienced by two groups of subjects (young and elderly) while taking part in a reaction time test....
Datafile Subject:Health, Medical, Science,
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Description: Physical measurements of men...
Datafile Subject:Health, Medical,
Story names:Breast Cancer,
Description: Data contains the mean annual temperature (in degrees F) and Mortality Index for neoplasms of the female breast. Data were taken from certain regions of Great Britain, Norway, and Sweden....
Datafile Subject:Health, Medical,
Story names:Calcium and Blood Pressure,
Description: Results of a randomized comparative experiment to investigate the effect of calcium on blood pressure in African-American men. A treatment group of 10 men received a calcium supplement for 12 weeks, and a control group of 11 men received a placebo during the same period. All subjects had their blo...
Datafile Subject:Food, Health,
Story names:Healthy Breakfast, Breakfast Cereals ,
Description: Data on several variable of different brands of cereal.

A value of -1 for nutrients indicates a missing observation....

Datafile Subject:Engineering, Health,
Story names:Crash Test Dummies,
Description: Data based on trials in which stock automobiles are crashed into a wall at 35MPH with dummies in the driver and front passenger seat....
Datafile Subject:Health, Psychology,
Story names:When do Babies Start to Crawl,
Description: Data from a study of the age at which infants learn to crawl, and whether crawling age is related to the temperature during the month in which babies first try to crawl. The file contains summary data including the number of infants born during each month, the mean and standard deviation of their c...
Datafile Subject:Consumer, Health,
Story names:Rising Health Care Costs,
Description: Datafile contains Emerald Health Network, Inc's claim costs from 1986 to 1992. For comparison, the unadjusted Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers (CPI-U) is also given along with the medical care component of the CPI (for both these indexes the base year was 1982 when the value is set to 10...
Datafile Subject:Health,
Story names:High Fiber Diet Plan,
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. ...
Datafile Subject:Health,
Story names:Hearing Tests,
Description: Percent of a Standard 50-word list heard correctly in the presence of background noise. 24 subjects with normal hearing listened to standard audiology tapes of English words at low volume with a noisy background. They repeated the words and were scored correct or incorrect in their perception of t...
Datafile Subject:Medical, Health,
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Description: Results of a study by Mendenhall et al. to compare radiation therapy with surgery in treating cancer of the larynx....
Datafile Subject:Health, Medical, Social Science,
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Description: These data are from an 1854 survey conducted by the Massachusetts Commission on Lunacy under the leadership of Edward Jarvis. Dr. Jarvis was President of the American Statistical Association from 1852 to 1882....
Datafile Subject:Health, Nature,
Story names:Mercury Contamination in Bass,
Description: Largemouth bass were studied in 53 different Florida lakes to examine the factors that influence the level of mercury contamination. Water samples were collected from the surface of the middle of each lake in August 1990 and then again in March 1991. The pH level, the amount of chlorophyll, calcium...
Datafile Subject:Health, Consumer, Medical, Economics,
Story names:Nursing Home Data,
Description: The data were collected by the Department of Health and Social Services of the State of New Mexico and cover 52 of the 60 licensed nursing facilities in New Mexico in 1988....
Datafile Subject:Europe, Health, Nutrition,
Story names:Protein Consumption in Europe,
Description: These data measure protein consumption in twenty-five European countries for nine food groups. It is possible to use multivariate methods to determine whether there are groupings of countries and whether meat consumption is related to that of other foods. ...
Datafile Subject:Health, Medical, Social Science,
Story names:Smoking and Cancer, Smoking and Lung Cancer,
Description: The data are per capita numbers of cigarettes smoked (sold) by 43 states and the District of Columbia in 1960 together with death rates per thouusand population from various forms of cancer....
Datafile Subject:Health, Medical, Sports,
Story names:Stepping and Heart Rates,
Description: An experiment was conducted by students at The Ohio State University in the fall of 1993 to explore the nature of the relationship between a person's heart rate and the frequency at which that person stepped up and down on steps of various heights. The response variable, heart rate, was measured in ...
Datafile Subject:Government, Health,
Story names:U.S. and New Mexico Highway Deaths,
Description: U.S. and New Mexico highway fatalities per million vehicle-miles, 1945-1984 ...

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