Data for Chapter 10 — Normal distribution

Here are the data sets used in Chapter 10 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 10.6. Deaths from Spanish flu 1918
Human Mortality Database. University of California, Berkeley (USA), and Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Germany). Available at or (data downloaded on [January 18 2012]).


Problem 10.17. Tree growth rate
Clark, D. B., and D. A. Clark. 2012. Ecology 93: 213.

Problem 10.19. Health expenditures
The World Bank. 2013. Health expenditure per capita (current US$)., accessed March 12, 2013.