Data Sources

Doing Data Analysis with Minitab 14

Anscombe: Anscombe, F.J., "Graphs in Statistical Analysis." The American Statistician, v. 27, no. 1 (February, 1973).
 
BodyFat: Journal of Statistics  Education, Original source: Penrose, K., Nelson A., and Fisher A., "Generalized Body composition Prediction Equation for Men Using Simple Measurement Techniques." Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, v. 17, no. 2, p. 189 (1985).http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/jse_data_archive.html
 
Bowling: Huntsville, Alabama All Star Bowling League. 
 
California: Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime & Justice Electronic Data Abstracts. http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/dtdata.htm.
 
Catalog1 and Catalog2: Used with permission, donor has requested anonymity. 

Cholesterol: Minitab, Inc.

CPSVoting: Eldridge-Lee, Beth, “CPS Voting and Registration Supplement Variables,” U.S. Census Bureau.http://www.bls.census.gov/cps/vote/sddvotev/htm, May 18, 1999.

Eagles: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,http://www.fws.gov/midwest/eagle/population/index.html 

Eximport: Survey of Current Business 

Faithful: Data and Story Library. A Azzalini and A. W. Bowman, "A Look at Some Data on the Old Faithful Geyser," Applied Statistics, 1990, pp. 57-365. Data and Story Library. 
 
Falcon: Minitab, Inc. 
 
Florida: Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime & Justice Electronic Data Abstracts. http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/dtdata.htm
 
Florida Votes: Greg Adams and Chris Fastnow, “A Note on the Voting Irregularities in Palm Beach, Florida.”http://www.sbgo.com/election/htm
 
Galileo: S.Drake, Galileo at Work, University of Chicago Press, 1978. D.A. Dickey and J.T. Arnold, "Teaching Statistics with Data of Historic Significance" Journal of Statistics Education 3(1), 1995.http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/jse_data_archive.html

Gosset: Data and Story Library. W.S. Gosset, "The Probable Error of a mean," Biometrkia, 6 (1908), pp.1-25.http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/Datafiles/differencetesdat.html 
 
Grades: Stonehill College Registrar’s Office 
 
GSSEducation: “Collections \ Years Index: 1998a Variables”, General Social Survey, 1998. http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/GSS
 
GSSGeneral: “Collections \ Years Index: 1998a Variables” General Social Survey, 1998. http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/GSS
 
GSSHousehold: “Collections \ Years Index: 1998a Variables” General Social Survey, 1998. http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/GSS
 
GSSReligion: “Collections \ Years Index: 1998a Variables” General Social Survey, 1998. http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/GSS
 
GSSSex1: “Collections \ Years Index: 1998a Variables” General Social Survey, 1998. http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/GSS

GSSSex2: “Collections \ Years Index: 1998a Variables” General Social Survey, 1998. http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/GSS
 
Haircut: Author
 
Helicopters: Author 
 
Helpdesk: Karen Hunt, Stonehill College, Office of Information Technology.
 
Hotdog: Data and Story Library. Moore, David S., and George P. McCabe (1989). Introduction to the Practice of Statistics. Original source: Consumer Reports, June 1986, pp. 366-367.http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/Datafiles/Hotdogs.html
 
Illinois: Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime & Justice Electronic Data Abstracts. http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bsj/dtdata.htm
 
Impeach: Prof. Alan Reifman, Texas Tech. Univ.; Journal of Statistics Education. http://www.amstat.org/publications.jse
 
Japan Crime: White Paper on Police, National Police Academy (Oct. 1, 2003) http://jin.jcic.or.jp/stat/stats/14CRM21.html 
 
JFKLAX: US Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Office of Airline Information. March 2001.http://www.bts.gov/ntda/oai/DetailedStatistics/  
 
Labor1 & Labor2: Survey of Current Business

LondonCO: National Environmental Technology Centre.http://www.aeat.co.uk/netcen/aqarchive/data/autodata/2000/wl_co.csv
 
LondonNO: National Environmental Technology Centre.
http://www.aeat.co.uk/netcen/aqarchive/data/autodata/2000/wl_co.csv
 
Marathon: Boston Athletic Association and Boston Globe. 
 
MCASELA: Massachusetts Department of Education.http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas
 
Mendel: Heinz Kohler, Statistics for Business and Economics 3rd ed. (New York: HarperCollins, 1994), p. 459.
 
MFT: Prof. Roger Denome, Stonehill College.
 
Michelson: Stigler, Stephen. "Do Robust Estimators Work with Real Data?" Annals of Statistics. Volume 5, Issue 6 (Nov. 1977), 1055-1098.  Also: Data and Story Library.http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/Datafiles/differencetestdat.html
 
Michigan: Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime & Justice Electronic Data Abstracts. http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/dtdata.htm

Milgram: Milgram, Stanley. Obedience to Authority. (New York: Harper, 1975)
 
New York: Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime & Justice Electronic Data Abstracts. http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/dtdata.htm.
 
Ohio: Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime & Justice Electronic Data Abstracts. 
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/dtdata.htm
 
Ohio Votes: Ohio Secretary of Statehttp://www.state/oh.us/sos/presidential_results_00.htm.
 
Output: “Annual Input-Ouput Accounts for the U.S. Economy, 1997,” Survey of Current Business.  (January 2001).
 
Pennies: Prof. Roger Denome, Stonehill College.
 
Pennsylvania: Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime & Justice Electronic Data Abstracts. http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/dtdata.htm.

San Diego Crime: City of San Diego Statistics, 2000.
http://www.sannet.gov/police/crime-facts/citystat.html
 
Sleep: Original source: Allison, T. and Cicchetti, D., "Sleep in Mammals: Ecological and Constitutional Correlates." _Science_, v. 194, Nov. 12, 1976, pp. 732-734.
http://www.lib.stat.cmu.edu/datasets/sleep
 
State Trans: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 1999.http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/hs99/index.htm 
AND: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts, 1998. http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/pdf/nrd-30/NCSA/TSFAnn/TSF1998.pdf 
AND: Statstical Abstract of the United States, 2000 (Bridge data)
 
Stepping: Data and Story Library Stepping and Heart Rates, Ohio State University. http://www.lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL.Stories/SteppingandHeartRates.html
 
Student: Author

Swimmer1 & 2: Brian Carver

Terrorism: Directorate of Intelligence, “International Terrorism in 1997: A Statistical View,” US Central Intelligence Agency.http://www.cia.gov/cia/di/products/terrorism/index.html.  
 
Texas: Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime & Justice Electronic Data Abstracts. http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/dtdata.htm.  
 
Texas Geog: Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime & Justice Electronic Data Abstracts. 
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/dtdata.htm.  
 
Texas Votes: Texas Secretary of Statehttp://www.sos.state.tx.us. Click on “Historical Election Results”.
 
Tires: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/problems/Equipment/Tires/index.html.
 
Tirewear: Data and Story Library. R.D.Stichler, G.G. Richey, and J. Mandel, "Measurement of Treadwear of Commercial Tires," Rubber Age, 73:2 (May,1953).
http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/Datafiles/differencetestdat.html 
 
Triathlon: International Olympic Committee
http://www.olympic.org/uk/sports/programme/index_uk.asp?SportCode=TR.  
 
US: Statistical Abstract of the United States, Economic Report of the President, various years. 
 
Utility: R. Carver; National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Monthly Surface Data, October 8, 1999. http://cdo.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo/3220doc.txt
 
Violations: Stonehill College Campus Police 
 
Water: U.S. Geological Survey.http://www.water.usgs.gov/public/watuse/wudata.html
 
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