Datafiles

  • Boomtowns_2020(Large)Download .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Center, Display Quantitative Variable, Shape, Spread, Summaries
  • Source: (http://www.newgeography.com/content/005974-all-cities-rankings-2018-best-cities-job-growth)
  • Number of Cases: 71
  • Excerpt: he website NewGeography.com ranks the best cities for job growth in the United States. Nonfarm employment is also provided. This version of the data holds only the large cities. See Boomtowns_2020(All) for the full data.


  • BoyleDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Outliers, Re-expression, Regression, Residuals
  • Source: http://jap.physiology.org/content/87/4/1543
  • Number of Cases: 25
  • Excerpt: Scientist Robert Boyle examined the relationship between the volume in which a gas is contained and the pressure in its container. He used a cylindrical container with a moveable top that could be raised or lowered to change the volume. He measured the Height in inches by counting equally spaced marks on the cylinder, and […]


  • Brain_sizeDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Multiple Regression Inference, Regression, Regression Inference
  • Source: unknown
  • Number of Cases: 20
  • Excerpt: A group of female college students took a testthat measured their verbal IQs and also underwent an MRI scan to measure the size of their brains (in 1000s of pixels).


  • Brain_wavesDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Analysis of Variance, Boxplots, Comparing Two Groups, Paired Data
  • Source: P. Gendreau et al., “Changes in EEG Alpha Frequency and Evoked Response Latency During Solitary Confinement,” Journal of Abnormal Psychology 79 [1972]: 54–59)
  • Number of Cases: 10
  • Excerpt: An experiment was performed to see whether sensory deprivation over an extended period of time has any effect on the alpha-wave patterns produced by the brain. To determine this, 20 subjects, inmates in a Canadian prison, were randomly split into two groups. Members of one group were placed in solitary confinement. Those in the other […]


  • BrakesDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Outliers, Re-expression, Regression, Residuals
  • Source: unknown
  • Number of Cases: 15
  • Excerpt: Stopping distances in feet for a car tested 3 times at each of 5 speeds. We hope to create a model that predicts Stopping Distance from the Speed of the car.


  • BrewpubsDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Center, Display Quantitative Variable, Shape, Spread, Summaries
  • Source: https://www.brewersassociation.org/statistics-and-data/national-beer-stats/
  • Number of Cases: 26
  • Excerpt:


  • Broadway_showsDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Multiple Regression
  • Source: https://www.broadwayleague.com/research/statistics-broadway-nyc/
  • Number of Cases: 33
  • Excerpt: In 2016 13.27 million people attended a Broadway show, paying an average of more than $100 per ticket. The Broadway League, Inc. (https://www.broadwayleague.com/research/statistics-broadway-nyc/) provides some historical and current data. These variables are available for each year since the 1984-85 season:Season (The initial year of the season, so the 1984-85 season is 1984.) Gross ($M) Attendance […]


  • Burger_King_itemsDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Multiple Regression, Outliers, R-squared, Re-expression, Regression, Residuals
  • Source: https://www.bk.com/pdfs/nutrition.pdf
  • Number of Cases: 122
  • Excerpt: Burger King publishes full nutrition information on its menu. These data are for the foods on the menu recently. (Visit the site listed as the reference for the most current list.)


  • BurgersDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Correlation, R-squared, Re-expression, Regression, Residuals, Scatterplot
  • Source: unknown
  • Number of Cases: 7
  • Excerpt: Fast food is often considered unhealthy because muchof it is high in both fat and sodium. But are the two related? The data give the fat and sodium contents of several brands of burgers.


  • Buy_from_a_friendDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Comparing Groups, Test for Difference between Two Groups
  • Source: J. J. Halpern, “The Transaction Index: A Method for Standardizing Comparisons of Transaction Characteristics Across Different Contexts,” Group Decision and Negotiation, 6: 557–572, 1997
  • Number of Cases: 8
  • Excerpt: A researcher at Cornell University wanted to know how friendship might affect simple sales such as this. She randomly divided subjects into two groups and gave each group descriptions of items they might want to buy. One group was told to imagine buying from a friend whom they expected to see again. The other group […]


  • CA_House_PricesDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Displaying Quantitative Data, Summarizing Quantitative Data
  • Source: Prices sampled from Zillow.com in August 2017.
  • Number of Cases: 28
  • Excerpt: Home prices in two neighborhoods near San Francisco. Palo Alto is an older neighborhood and Foster City, a newer one. How do prices compare?