Name: Minitab Student Survey Data


Abstract: This dataset is the results of a survey from the first day of class.

Variables (column):

  1. Gender (0=Female, 1=Male)
  2. Height (inches)
  3. Ideal Height (inches)
  4. Weight (pounds)
  5. Ideal Weight (pounds)
  6. Day of Birthday-that year (1=Monday, 2=Tuesday, 3=Wednesday, 4=Thursday, 5=Friday, 6=Saturday, 7=Sunday, 8=Donít Know)
  7. Hand (0=Left, 1=Right)
  8. Eyes (1=Brown, 2=Blue, 3=Green, 4=Hazel)
  9. Exercise Hours (per week)
  10. Resident (0=Commuter, 1=Resident)
  11. Work Hours (per week)
  12. Study Hours (per week)
  13. GPA
  14. Use Stats for Job someday (1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Disagree, 3=Neutral, 4=Agree, 5=Strongly Agree)
  15. Own a Car (0=No, 1=Yes)
  16. Miles (between home and college)
  17. Urbanicity (1=Suburban, 2=Urban, 3=Rural)
  18. Rate as Driver (1=Below Average, 2=Average, 3=Above Average)
  19. Wear Seatbelts (1=Never, 2=Sometimes, 3=Usually, 4=Always)
  20. Accidents (in past two years)
  21. Siblings (number of)
  22. Smoke (0=No, 1=Yes)
  23. Haircut ($ spent on last haircut)
  24. Registered Voter (0=No, 1=Yes, 2=Donít Know)
  25. Preferred President (1=None, 2=McReynolds, 3=Nader, 4=Gore, 5=Bush)
  26. Dog (0=No, 1=Yes)
  27. Beer (consumed on first day on campus)
  28. Weight Loss Difference (between weight and ideal weight in pounds)


Possible Uses: Most graphics and hypothesis tests.

References: Minitab 14 by Robert H. Carver