Data for Chapter 7 — Analyzing proportions

Here are the data sets used in Chapter 7 of the 2nd edition of The Analysis of Biological Data in .csv (comma-separated) format. Most data sets used in the book are grabbed from graphs and tables in papers, and the values may not be exact.


Example 7.2. Sex and the X chromosome
Wang, P. J., J. R. McCarrey, F. Yang, and D. C. Page. 2001. Nature Genetics 27: 422–426.

Example 7.3. Sex of Radiologists’ offspring
Hama, Y., et al. 2001. Academic Radiology 8: 421–424.


Problem 07.02. Which ear for questions
Marzoli, D., and L. Tommasi. 2009. Naturwissenschaften 96:1099–1106.

Problem 07.03. Honesty wallets 
Devlin, H. 2009. The Times.

Problem 07.04. John Wayne 
Straight Dope

Problem 07.05. Cocaine on dollars 
Jenkins, A. J. 2001. Forensic Science International 121:189–193.

Problem 07.07. Eyelash mites 
Am, A., B. AM, A. S. Ea. 1997. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 27:183-95.

Problem 07.08. Garden spider cannibalism 
Elgar, M.A., and D.R. Nash. 1988. Animal Behaviour 36:1511-1517.

Problem 07.09. Range shifts with climate change 
Parmesan, C., et al. 1999. Nature 399: 579–583.

Problem 07.11. Mouse fetal testosterone 
vom Saal, F. S., and F. H. Bronson. 1980. Science 208: 597–599.

Problem 07.14. Christmas deaths 
Young, D. C., and E. M. Hade. 2004. Journal of the American Medical Association 292: 3012–3016.

Problem 07.15. Plant chemical defenses 
Farrell, B. D., D. E. Dussord, and C. Mitter. 1991. The American Naturalist 138: 881–900.

Problem 07.16. Heroin on dollars 
Jenkins, A. J. 2001. Forensic Science International 121:189–193.

Problem 07.18. Selective looking 
Simons, D. J., and C. F. Chabris. 1999. Perception 28: 1059–1074.

Problem 07.19. Food injuries 
Winder, B., et al. 2002. Applied Ergonomics 33: 433–438

Problem 07.20. Finding love through pets 
RSPCA, 2005. .

Problem 07.22. Butter side down 
The Sum

Problem 07.23. Surgical site infections 
Coello, C. A., et al. 2005. Journal of Hospital Infection 60: 93–103.

Problem 07.25. Helping at the nest 
Russell, A. F., and B. J. Hatchwell. 2001. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences 268, 2169-2174.

Problem 07.26. Dog food pâté  
Bohannon, J., R. Goldstein, and A. Herschkowitsch. 2009. American Association of Wine Economics Working Paper #36.

Problem 07.27. Moods and seasons 
Valtonen, H., K. Suominen, T. Partonen, A. Ostamo, J. Lönnqvist.  2006. Journal of Affective Disorders 90:201–207.

Problem 07.28. Road kill 
Rober, M. 2012. Turtles or Snakes- Which do cars hit more? ROADKILL EXPERIMENT.

Problem 07.30. Catfish hunting pigeons 
Cucherousset, J., et al. 2012. PLoS ONE 7:e50840.