ERIC Number: EJ791065
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Kiss High Blood Pressure Goodbye: The Relationship between Dark Chocolate and Hypertension
Nordmoe, Eric D.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v30 n2 p34-38 May 2008
This article reports on a delicious finding from a recent study claiming a causal link between dark chocolate consumption and blood pressure reductions. In the article, I provide ideas for using this study to whet student appetites for a discussion of statistical ideas, including experimental design, measurement error and inference methods.
Descriptors: Causal Models, Health Behavior, Research Design, Hypertension, Measurement, Error of Measurement, Statistics, Inferences, Dietetics, Prevention, Statistical Analysis
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