R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / CalciumBP

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the CalciumBP data set which pertains to CalciumBP. The CalciumBP data set is found in the Stat2Data R package. You can load the CalciumBP data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("CalciumBP"). This will load the data into a variable called CalciumBP. If R says the CalciumBP data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Stat2Data") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the CalciumBP R data set. The size of this file is about 291 bytes.


CalciumBP

Description

Calcium and blood pressure

Format

A dataset with 21 observations on the following 2 variables.

Treatment Calcium or Placebo
Decrease Beginning-ending blood pressure

Details

The purpose of this study was to see whether daily calcium supplements can lower blood pressure. The subjects were 21 men; each was randomly assigned either to a treatment group or to a control group. Those in the treatment group took a daily pill containing calcium. Those in the control group took a daily pill with no active ingredients. Each subject's blood pressure was measured at the beginning of the 12-week study, and again at the end. The decrease in blood pressure (begin-end) was recorded (so a negative value means blood pressure increased).

Source

Dataset downloaded from online data source Data and Story Library,
http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/Stories/CalciumandBloodPressure.html

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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-71972.csv 291 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0