OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - cancer_in_dogs


This dataset was taken from the list of OpenIntro dataset files found at

OpenIntro features a number of free books that can be used in high school and AP statistics courses. The license on these datasets is currently unknown. You can find out more about OpenIntro at


A study in 1994 examined 491 dogs that had developed cancer and 945 dogs asa control group to determine whether there is an increased risk of cancer indogs that are exposed to the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid(2,4-D).


  • order - a factor with levels 2,4-D and no 2,4-D
  • response - a factor with levels cancer and no cancer


Hayes HM, Tarone RE, Cantor KP, Jessen CR, McCurnin DM, andRichardson RC. 1991. Case- Control Study of Canine Malignant Lymphoma:Positive Association With Dog Owner's Use of 2, 4- DichlorophenoxyaceticAcid Herbicides. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 83(17):1226-1231.

Taken from:

Title Authored on Content type
R Dataset / Package psych / bfi March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - scotus_healthcare August 9, 2020 - 2:38 PM Dataset
R Dataset / Package psych / withinBetween March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / Kids198 March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
R Dataset / Package Ecdat / Wages1 March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM Dataset
Attachment Size
dataset-764661778.csv 29.38 KB
Dataset License
Documentation License
No license (All rights reserved)