4.2 Other useful data sets

  • Good for dot plots, and perhaps other: Hours of non-dreaming sleep per day for 62 mammals (48 non-missing). Leland Wilkinson (1999) Dot Plots, The American Statistician, 53:3, 276-281, DOI: 10.1080/00031305.1999.10474474
  • Link to NHANES data:
    Information | The data (in Rd format to load into R)
    NHANES is the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, an American program to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children, combining interviews and physical examinations.
  • Link to BRFSS data:
    Information | Data from 2016
    The BRFSS is the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, the premier system of health-related telephone surveys in the USA.