FatRats: Diet and Weight of Rats

Description Format Details Source

Description

Experiment on effects of diets on weight gain of rats

Format

A data frame with 60 observations on the following 3 variables.

Gain

Weight gain (in grams per week)

Protein

Level of protein (Hi or Lo)

Source

Source of protein (Beef, Cereal, or Pork)

Details

Data from this experiment compared weight gain for 60 baby rats that were fed different diets. Half of the rats had low-protein diets (Lo) and the rest had high-protein (Hi). The source of protein was either beef, cereal, or pork.

Source

C. P. Wilsie, Iowa State College Agricultural Station (1944) via Snedecor and Cochran


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