Monthly Archives: February 2011

San Francisco Annual Rainfall Data – A Regression Example

This is an introductory article on simple linear regression. For a good reference of statistics at the introductory level, see [1]. 1. The Data The following is a table containing the annual rainfall data (the number of rain days and … Continue reading

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Is type 2 diabetes preventable in high risk population?

Diabetes adversely affects many major organs, including heart, blood vessels, nerves, eyes and kidneys. The complications related to these organs develop gradually, but they can eventually be disabling or even life threatening. Treatment of diabetes can prevent some of these … Continue reading

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A Landmark Lipitor Study of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

People with diabetes are at high risk for heart disease and stroke. Since elevated lipid levels are associated with cardiovascular vascular disease, keeping blood cholesterol close to the recommended target numbers can lower the risk. The American Diabetes Association has … Continue reading

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Weight Distributions of Super Bowl Players

How much do Howard Green and Ryan Pickett weigh (both of Green Bay Packers)? How much does Chris Kemoeatu weigh (Pittsburgh Steelers)? These are the heaviest players in the two teams for the Super Bowl 2011. Their weights listed at … Continue reading

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A Statistical Look at the Amendments to the United States Constitution

The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States. The framers of the Constitution were aware that changes to the Constitution would be necessary from time to time. A two-part process was set up for … Continue reading

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