Data Sets

• Accidents.  A comparison of the number of auto accidents between male and female students.
• ACT 2002.   This data set contains a distribution of the ACT subject scores as well as the composite scores and percentiles for all that took the ACT in 2002.
• Bedtime.  The "usual" time bed time for college students/
• Birthdays.  The data set contains the distribution of birthdates for all the births in the U.S. in 1978.
• Birthdays_1.  The data set contains the distribution of birthdates from 480,040 insurance policy applications made between 1981 and 1994.
• Birthweights.  The data set gives information about the length of the gestation period (in weeks) and the weight (in ounces) of 200 babies born in North Carolina.
• Body Temperature.  The data set gives body temperature for 130 individuals along with gender and heart rate.
• Books.  A comparison of the publishing years between English and physics books in a college library.
• Candy.  Weights, in grams, of various small "fun-size" candy bars are given.
• Carrots.  Weights of "1 pound" and "2 pound" bags of carrots.
• Cell Phone.  A comparison between male and female students in the amount of time of their last cell phone call.
• Cereal.  A look at the sugar content of cereals versus their height on the shelf at a grocery store.
• Chapel.  The proportion those attending chapel at Hope that are women.
• Checkout.  A comparison of checkout times for self scanning of items versus the traditional employee checkout.
• Children's Heights.  This data set includes the heights, in centimeters, for boys and girls at ages 2, 9, and 18.
• Coffee.   The weights of of ten "half pound bags" of hazelnut coffee  are given.
• Coins.  The years of pennies and quarters collected from a statistics class in 1999 are given.
• Cuckoo.  This data set contains the length of cuckoo eggs that were found in nests of various other host birds.
• Fast Food.  A comparison between the times people took to go through the drive thrus at two fast food restaurants.
• Ford Escort.  This data set contains the year, mileage, and price of used Ford Escorts.
• Health Dy.  Weights, heights, underwater weights, etc. from health dynamics students at Hope.
• Heights.  The heights of students, in inches, from Hope College are given.
• Hot Dog.  A look at the proportion of males and females that eat at Gregordog and the number of hot dogs ordered.
• Girl Scout Cookies.  A distribution of the types of cookies sold by a Brownie troop.
• Lions and Snowfall.  This data shows an interesting relationship between the amount of snowfall (in inches) in Grand Rapids, Michigan and the winning percentage for the Detroit Lions.
• Mile Run.  The data set gives the winning time, in seconds, for the mile run.  The year in which occurred, the name of the runner, and the runner's nationality are also given.
• Milk.  A comparison between the type of milk male and female college students drink.
• Miss America.  The height and weight of the Miss America winners.
• M&Ms. The colors of M&Ms from many packages.
• Old Faithful.  The time between eruptions and the duration of 222 different eruptions of Old Faithful Geyser are given.
• Pennies.  This data set includes the dates of pennies that were collected in 2001.
• Predicted Tests.  Self-predicted test scores and actual test scores from a math class are shown.
• Restroom.  The time it took males and females to use the restroom at a mall.
• Robert Wadlow.  The age and height of Robert Wadlow, the tallest person in the world, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, is given.
• Tea.  The weights of two different kinds of tea bags, in grams, are given.
• Tests I.  For 46 randomly chosen students, the scores from two statistics tests are given.
• Tests II.  Two independent samples of scores from two statistics tests are given.
• Textbooks.  The total costs of textbooks purchased by students taking a math for elementary teachers course are shown.
• Timed tests.  The time it took students in a general education mathematics class to take a test and the score on the test.
• SAT scores.  The mean salaries of public school teachers, the mean scores for the SAT, and the percent of students that took the test for each state are given.
• Sheets.  A look at how often Hope students change their sheets.
• Sleep.  Reported average sleep times for Hope students.
• Stop.  The proportion of times males and females came to a complete stop at stop signs.
• Tennis shoes.  The proportions of Hope men and women that wear tennis shoes.
• Time.  The amount of time clocks in college classrooms are off from that of the time at a U.S. government Web site.
• Turkey.  A comparison between those that like white meat with those that prefer dark on a turkey.
• TV commercials.  A look at the type of TV commercial and which gender was primarily targeted.
• Wash Hands.  The proportion of males and females that washed their hands after using the rest room.
• Yahtzee.  The observed frequencies of the results from 100 "tosses" of five dice on an electronic hand-held Yahtzee game.