Subject: Medical

Datafile Subject:Health, Medical, Science,
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Description: Physical measurements of men...
Datafile Subject:Medical,
Story names:Brain Size and Intelligence,
Description: Willerman et al. (1991) collected a sample of 40 right-handed Anglo introductory psychology students at a large southwestern university. Subjects took four subtests (Vocabulary, Similarities, Block Design, and Picture Completion) of the Wechsler (1981) Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised. The resea...
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:Medical,
Story names:Cancer Survival,
Description: Patients with advanced cancers of the stomach, bronchus, colon, ovary or breast were treated with ascorbate. The purpose of the study was to determine if the survival times differ with respect to the organ affected by the cancer....
Datafile Subject:Medical,
Story names:Cholesterol and Smoking,
Description: cholesterol for smokers and nonsmokers...
Datafile Subject:Medical,
Story names:Artificial Heart Valves,
Description: Artificial heart valves were tested in a mechanical apparatus that measured and controlled the pulse rate and the blood pressure. The purpose of the experiment was to determine the best valve type out of the four studied for all pulse rates or for particular rates. A maximum flow gradient was measu...
Datafile Subject:Medical,
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Description: The data consist of 200 subjects from a larger study on the survival of patients following admission to an adult intensive care unit (ICU). The study used logistic regression to predict the probability of survival for these patients until their discharge from the hospital. The dependent variable i...
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:Medical, Education,
Story names:Glove Use Among Nurses,
Description: Data from an experiment to see how an educational program on the importance of using gloves affected the rate of glove use by a group of nurses in an inner-city pediatric hospital emergency department. Without their knowledge, the nurses were observed during vascular access procedures before and ...
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: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:Sports, Medical, Miscellaneous, Government,
Story names:Time Series,
Description: Four examples are included of time series observations in which an intervention, or change of circumstances, occurs at some point in the series. ...

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