Pace of Life and Heart Disease

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. (2013). The Statistical Sleuth: A Course in Methods of Data Analysis (3rd ed), Cengage Learning.

References

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

Examples

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