Subject: Consumer

Datafile Subject:Agriculture, Economics, Consumer,
Story names:Agricultural Economics Studies,
Description: Price and consumption per capita of beef and pork annually from 1925 to 1941 together with other variables relevant to an economic analysis of price and/or consumption of beef and pork over the period....
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:Automotive, Consumer, Energy, Engineering, Environment,
Story names:Auto Pollution Filter Noise,
Description: The data are from a statement by Texaco, Inc. to the Air and Water Pollution Subcommittee of the Senate Public Works Committee on June 26, 1973. Mr. John McKinley, President of Texaco, cited an automobile filter developed by Associated Octel Company as effective in reducing pollution. However, ...
Datafile Subject:Agriculture, Consumer,
Story names:Beef Council Check-off,
Description: A dollar a head promotion checkoff for cattle growers supports the advertising campaigns of the American Beef Council. Their current TV campaign features a voice-over by the actor, Robert Mitchum, using the theme "Beef - its what's for dinner." The Missoulian reported the percent of growers voting ...
Datafile Subject:Consumer,
Story names:Counting Calories,
Description: Results of a survey of 40 food items claiming to be "lite," "reduced-calorie," "low-calorie," "diet," "low-fat," "no-fat," or "health" foods. Each food is classified based on its distribution as either nationally advertised, regionally distributed, or locally prepared.

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Datafile Subject:Automotive, Consumer, Engineering, Environment,
Story names:Clustering Cars, Fuel Efficient Buick Wagon, Measuring Fuel Efficiency,
Description: Measurements on 38 1978-79 model automobiles. The gas mileage in miles per gallon as measured by Consumers' Union on a test track. Other values as reported by automobile manufacturer....
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:Consumer, Food,
Story names:Fish Prices,
Description: Prices in cents per pound received by fishermen and vessel owners for various species of fish and shellfish in 1970 and 1980 ...
Datafile Subject:Government, Economics, Consumer, Finance,
Story names:Albuquerque Home Prices, Taxes and Home Prices,
Description: The data are a random sample of records of resales of homes from Feb 15 to Apr 30, 1993 from the files maintained by the Albuquerque Board of Realtors. This type of data is collected by multiple listing agencies in many cities and is used by realtors as an information base....
Datafile Subject:Consumer,
Story names:Ice Cream Consumption,
Description: Ice cream consumption was measured over 30 four-week periods from March 18, 1951 to July 11, 1953. The purpose of the study was to determine if ice cream consumption depends on the variables price, income, or temperature. The variables Lag-temp and Year have been added to the original data. ...
Datafile Subject:Consumer, Psychology,
Story names:Magazine Ads Readability,
Description: Thirty magazines were ranked by educational level of their readers. Three magazines were randomly selected from the first, second, and third ten magazines. Six advertise- ments were randomly selected from each of the nine selected magazines. The magazines were Group 1 Highest educational level: 1. S...
Datafile Subject:Economics, Finance, Consumer,
Story names:Montana Economic Outlook,
Description: The Montana poll asked a random sample of Montana residents whether their personal financial status was the worse, the same, or better than a year ago, and whether they thought the state economic outlook was better over the next year. This file contains these items and accompanying demographics abou...
Datafile Subject:Engineering, Consumer,
Story names:Polishing Time Transformation, Nambeware Polishing Times,
Description: Nambe Mills manufactures a line of tableware made from sand casting a special alloy of several metals. After casting, the pieces go through a series of shaping, grinding, buffing, and polishing steps. In 1989 the company began a program to rationalize its production schedule of some 100 items in its...
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:Automotive, Consumer, Engineering, Environment,
Story names:Passenger Car Mileage,
Description: Based on data provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
Datafile Subject:Economics, Consumer,
Story names:Predicting Appliance Sales,
Description: The file gives unit shipments of dishwashers, disposers, refrigerators, and washers in the United States from 1960 to 1985. This and other data are published currently in the Department of Commerce's Survey of Current Business, and are summarized from time to time in their publication, Business Sta...
Datafile Subject:Economics, Consumer,
Story names:Predicting Retail Sales,
Description: These data are published monthly in the statistical section of the Survey of Current Business....
Datafile Subject:Consumer, Economics,
Story names:Quarterly Appliance Sales,
Description: These data appear monthly in the Survey of Current Business and are recapi- tulated from time to time in Business Statistics. The sales data are unit factory shipments....
Datafile Subject:Finance, Consumer, Economics,
Story names:Refusals in Mortgage Lending,
Description: Acorn is the acronym for Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now. The data presented to the Committee by Acorn concerned refusal rates in mortgage lending by 20 banks in major cities....
Datafile Subject:Consumer,
Story names:Grocery Shopping,
Description: Amount spent in a grocery store by 50 consecutive shoppers. ...
Datafile Subject:Food, Consumer,
Story names:Food Taste Test,
Description: In testing food products for palatability, General Foods employed a 7-point scale from -3 (terrible to +3 (excellent) with 0 representing "average". Their standard method for testing palatability was to conduct a taste test with 50 persons - 25 men and 25 women. The experiment reported here involved...
Datafile Subject:Consumer, Economics,
Story names:TV Ad Yields,
Description: This data appeared in the Wall Street Journal. The advertisement were selected by an annual survey conducted by Video Board Tests, Inc., a New York ad-testing company, based on interviews with 20,000 adults who were asked to name the most outstanding TV commercial they had seen, noticed, and liked. ...

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