ex0914: Pace of Life and Heart Disease

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Description

In four regions of the US (Northeast, Midwest, South and West), in three different sized metropolitan regions, researchers measured indicators of pace of life.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 36 observations on the following 4 variables.

Bank

bank clerk speed

Walk

pedestrian walking speed

Talk

postal clerk talking speed

Heart

age adjusted death rate due to heart disease

Source

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

References

Levine, R.V. (1990). The Pace of Life, American Scientist 78: 450–459.

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Example output

'data.frame':	36 obs. of  4 variables:
 $ Bank : num  31 30 29 28 27 26 30 28 33 33 ...
 $ Walk : num  28 23 24 28 22 25 26 30 22 22 ...
 $ Talk : num  24 23 18 23 30 24 24 21 18 22 ...
 $ Heart: num  24 29 31 26 26 20 17 19 26 24 ...

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