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An Exhalent Problem for Teaching Statistics

An Exhalent Problem for Teaching Statistics

The dataset, created by Michael J. Kahn of Wheaton College, presented in this article, contains information on respiratory function and smoking. The data can be used to explore descriptive statistics, graphical analysis, regression, and observational studies. This paper provides a description of the problem, the data and also analyzes several issues with quantifying the relationship between these variables. This is a nice introduction in the into how statistics can be applied in real life situations. The data are in .dat format.

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