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Chapter 1 References

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  • 1.1 Definitions of Statistics, Probability, and Key Terms

    The Data and Story Library, http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/Stories...stDummies.html (accessed May 1, 2013).

    1.2 Data, Sampling, and Variation in Data and Sampling

    Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. http://www.well-beingindex.com/default.asp (accessed May 1, 2013).

    Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. http://www.well-beingindex.com/methodology.asp (accessed May 1, 2013).

    Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. http://www.gallup.com/poll/146822/ga...questions.aspx (accessed May 1, 2013).

    Data from http://www.bookofodds.com/Relationsh...-the-President

    Dominic Lusinchi, “’President’ Landon and the 1936 Literary Digest Poll: Were Automobile and Telephone Owners to Blame?” Social Science History 36, no. 1: 23-54 (2012), http://ssh.dukejournals.org/content/36/1/23.abstract (accessed May 1, 2013).

    “The Literary Digest Poll,” Virtual Laboratories in Probability and Statistics http://www.math.uah.edu/stat/data/LiteraryDigest.html (accessed May 1, 2013).

    “Gallup Presidential Election Trial-Heat Trends, 1936–2008,” Gallup Politics http://www.gallup.com/poll/110548/ga...9362004.aspx#4 (accessed May 1, 2013).

    The Data and Story Library, http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/Datafiles/USCrime.html (accessed May 1, 2013).

    LBCC Distance Learning (DL) program data in 2010-2011, http://de.lbcc.edu/reports/2010-11/f...hts.html#focus (accessed May 1, 2013).

    Data from San Jose Mercury News

    1.3 Levels of Measurement

    “State & County QuickFacts,” U.S. Census Bureau. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/download_data.html (accessed May 1, 2013).

    “State & County QuickFacts: Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography,” U.S. Census Bureau. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/index.html (accessed May 1, 2013).

    “Table 5: Direct hits by mainland United States Hurricanes (1851-2004),” National Hurricane Center, http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/gifs/table5.gif (accessed May 1, 2013).

    “Levels of Measurement,” http://infinity.cos.edu/faculty/wood...ata_Levels.htm (accessed May 1, 2013).

    Courtney Taylor, “Levels of Measurement,” about.com, http://statistics.about.com/od/Helpa...easurement.htm (accessed May 1, 2013).

    David Lane. “Levels of Measurement,” Connexions, http://cnx.org/content/m10809/latest/ (accessed May 1, 2013).

    1.4 Experimental Design and Ethics

    “Vitamin E and Health,” Nutrition Source, Harvard School of Public Health, http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritio...rce/vitamin-e/ (accessed May 1, 2013).

    Stan Reents. “Don’t Underestimate the Power of Suggestion,” athleteinme.com, http://www.athleteinme.com/ArticleView.aspx?id=1053 (accessed May 1, 2013).

    Ankita Mehta. “Daily Dose of Aspiring Helps Reduce Heart Attacks: Study,” International Business Times, July 21, 2011. Also available online at http://www.ibtimes.com/daily-dose-as...s-study-300443 (accessed May 1, 2013).

    The Data and Story Library, http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/Stories...dLearning.html (accessed May 1, 2013).

    M.L. Jacskon et al., “Cognitive Components of Simulated Driving Performance: Sleep Loss effect and Predictors,” Accident Analysis and Prevention Journal, Jan no. 50 (2013), http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22721550 (accessed May 1, 2013).

    “Earthquake Information by Year,” U.S. Geological Survey. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquak...archives/year/ (accessed May 1, 2013).

    “Fatality Analysis Report Systems (FARS) Encyclopedia,” National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration. http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov/Main/index.aspx (accessed May 1, 2013).

    Data from www.businessweek.com (accessed May 1, 2013).

    Data from www.forbes.com (accessed May 1, 2013).

    “America’s Best Small Companies,” http://www.forbes.com/best-small-companies/list/ (accessed May 1, 2013).

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Code of Federal Regulations Title 45 Public Welfare Department of Health and Human Services Part 46 Protection of Human Subjects revised January 15, 2009. Section 46.111:Criteria for IRB Approval of Research.

    “April 2013 Air Travel Consumer Report,” U.S. Department of Transportation, April 11 (2013), http://www.dot.gov/airconsumer/april...onsumer-report (accessed May 1, 2013).

    Lori Alden, “Statistics can be Misleading,” econoclass.com, http://www.econoclass.com/misleadingstats.html (accessed May 1, 2013).

    Maria de los A. Medina, “Ethics in Statistics,” Based on “Building an Ethics Module for Business, Science, and Engineering Students” by Jose A. Cruz-Cruz and William Frey, Connexions, http://cnx.org/content/m15555/latest/ (accessed May 1, 2013).