ex0823: Wine Consumption and Heart Disease

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Description

The data are the average wine consumption rates (in liters per person per year) and number of ischemic heart disease deaths (per 1000 men aged 55 to 64 years) for 18 industrialized countries.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 18 observations on the following 3 variables.

Country

a character vector indicating the country

Wine

consumption of wine (liters per person per year)

Mortality

heart disease mortality rate (deaths per 1,000)

Source

Ramsey, F.L. and Schafer, D.W. (2002). The Statistical Sleuth: A Course in Methods of Data Analysis (2nd ed), Duxbury.

References

St. Leger A.S., Cochrane, A.L. and Moore, F. (1979). Factors Associated with Cardiac Mortality in Developed Countries with Particular Reference to the Consumption of Wine, Lancet: 1017–1020.

Examples

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