STAT LABS: Data



 
Data Descriptions
 

Birth weight I

Video games

Radon

CMV DNA

HIV

Crab molting

Voting

Snow gauge

Birth weight II

Down Syndrome

Tape drive quality
 

Maternal Smoking and Infant Health I: 

Birth weight I
 Variable  
 Description  
 bwt  Birth weight in ounces
 smoke  Smoking status of mother
  0=not now, 1=yes now, 9=unknown

Video Game Survey: 

Video games
 Variable  
 Description  
 time  Time spent playing video games in week prior to survey in hours.
 like  Like to play video games
 1=Never played, 2=Very much, 3=Somewhat, 4=Not really, 5=Not at all
 where  Where play video games
 1=Arcade, 2=Home on a system, 3=Home on a computer 4=Home on computer and system, 5=Arcade and Home(system or computer) 6=Arcade and home (both system and computer)
 freq  How often play video games
 1=Daily, 2=Weekly, 3=Monthly, 4=Semesterly
 busy  Play if busy
  0=no, 1=yes
 educ  Is playing video games educational?
  0=no, 1=yes
 sex  Sex
  0=female, 1=male
 age  Age in years
 home  Computer at home
  0=no, 1=yes
 math  Hate math
  0=no, 1=yes
 work  Hours worked for pay in the week prior to survey
 own  Own PC
  0=no, 1=yes
 cdrom  Owned PC has a CDROM
  0=no, 1=yes
 email  HAve email account
  0=no, 1=yes
 grade  Grade expect in course
  4=A, 3=B, 2=C, 1=D, 0=F

Additional data on the students in the videogame survey.  These data are the responses to questions 3, 4 and 9 in the survey. A "1" means that the box was checked and a "0" indicates that the box was not checked. Responses from 4 surveys are missing and appear as "NA".

Minnesota Radon Survey: 

Radon
 Variable  
 Description  
 county  County identification number
 radon  Household radon concentration (picoCuries/liter)

County populations
 Variable  
 Description  
 county  County identification number
 sample  Sample size
 population  Population size in 1000s

Palindromes in Cytomegalo Virus DNA: 

CMV DNA
 Variable  
 Description  
 location  Location of palindrome (first basepair in palindrome)

HIV in Hemophiliacs: 

HIV
 Variable  
 Description  
 hiv  HIV status
 1= negative, 2=positive
 factor  Factor 8 average dose
  1=high, 2=moderate, 3=low, 4=unknown, 5=none
 year  Calendar year
 age  Age group in 5 year increments
 1=0-4, 2=5-9, ..., 13=60-64, 14=65+
 py  Person years
 deaths  Number of deaths

Dungeness Crab Growth: 

Crab molting
 Variable  
 Description  
 presz  Premolt carapace size in millimeters
 postsz  Postmolt carapace size in millimeters
 incr  Increment = postmolt size - premolt size
 year  Year (81=1981)
 lf  Measurement site
 0=field, 1=lab

Sample of crabs
 Variable  
 Description 
 size  Carapace size
 shell  1=clean shell, 0=fouled shell

Snow Gauge Calibration: 

Snow gauge
 Variable  
 Description  
 density  Density of polyethylene blocks in grams per cubic cm
 gain  Amplified version of the gamma photon count

1988 Stockton Primary Exit Poll Survey: 

Voting
 Variable  
 Description  
 precinct  Precinct number
 candidate  Candidate voted for
 1= Jackson, 2= LaRouche, 3=Dukakis, 4= Gore, 5= Simon
 race  Voter's race
 0= missing, 1= White, 2= Hispanic,
 3= Black, 4= Asian, 5= Other
 income  Voter's income
 0= missing, 1= < 10k, 2= 10-20k, 3= 20-30k, 4= 30-40k
 5= 40-50k, 6= 50-60k, 7= 60-70k, 8= 70k and up

Stockton Primary
 Variable  
 Description  
 precinct  Precinct identification number
 Jackson  Votes cast in the primary for Jackson
 total  Total votes cast in the primary
 Black  Proportion of voting age population that is Black
 Hispanic  Proportion of voting age population that is Hispanic
 vap  Number of citizens of voting age

Maternal Smoking and Infant Health II: 

Birth weight II
 Variable  
 Description  
 bwt  Birth weight in ounces (999 unknown)
 gestation  Length of pregnancy in days (999 unknown)
 parity  0= first born, 9=unknown
 age  mother's age in years
 height  mother's height in inches (99 unknown)
 weight  Mother's prepregnancy weight in pounds (999 unknown)
 smoke  Smoking status of mother
  0=not now, 1=yes now, 9=unknown

Additional data on the parents in the Child Health and Development Study 
Link to a description of the data.

Down Syndrome in Genetically Altered Mice: 

Down Syndrome
 Variable  
 Description  
 DNA   Fragment of chromosome 21 integrated in parent mouse
  1=141G6, 2=152F7, 3=230E8, 4=285E6
 line   Family line, e.g. #50-69-29
 tg   Whether the mouse contains the extra DNA (1) or not (0)
 sex   Sex of mouse: 1=male, 0=female
 age   Age of mouse (in days) at time of weighing
 weight   Weight of mouse in grams, to the nearest tenth of a gram
 cage   Number of the cage in which the mouse lived

Tape Drive Quality: 

Tape
 Variable  
 Description  
 Head  Head identification number : 1-9
 Tape  Tape identification number : 1-6
 Reverse  


 

  
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last updated on February 7, 2002.