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ERIC Number: EJ850655
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jul
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISSN: ISSN-1069-1898
An Exhalent Problem for Teaching Statistics
Kahn, Michael
Journal of Statistics Education, v13 n2 Jul 2005
A dataset concerning the relationship between respiratory function (measured by forced expiratory volume, FEV) and smoking provides a powerful tool for investigating a wide variety of statistical matters. This paper gives a brief description of the problem, the data, and several issues and analyses suggested by the problem of quantifying the relationship between FEV and smoking. (Contains 3 figures.)
Descriptors: Smoking, Data, Statistics
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A