Name: Cat Food 2

 

Abstract: A random sample of 50 cats from the population at the shelter was selected.  Ten cats were randomly assigned to each of the five products being tested.  Each of the cats was then presented with 3 ounces of the selected food at feeding time.  The response variable of interest was operationally defined as the amount of food in ounces that the cat consumed within a 10-minute interval that began when the filled dish was presented.

 

Variables (column):

  1. Type of food (1=Kidney, 2=Shrimp, 3=Chicken liver, 4=Salmon, 5=Beef)
  2. Ounces of food eaten

 

Possible Uses: ANOVA

 

References: Levine, David, Patricia Ramsey, and Robert Smidt.  Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall 2001.