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This dataset is designed for teaching simple regression. The dataset is a subset of data derived from the 2015 Fuel Consumption Report from Natural Resources Canada, and the example presents an analysis of whether the size of an automobile’s engine predicts the CO2 emissions of that automobile. The dataset file is accompanied by a teaching guide, a student guide, and a how-to guide for SPSS.
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Natural Resources Canada. (2015). Fuel consumption ratings [Data file]. Retrieved from http://data.gc.ca/data/en/dataset/98f1a129-f628-4ce4-b24d-6f16bf24dd64
2015 – Fuel Consumption Ratings
Natural Resources Canada, Government of Canada
Vehicles for retail sale in Canada
Natural Resources Canada
Dataset contains information licensed under the Open Government Licence – Canada (http://open.canada.ca/en/open-government-licence-canada)
- Fox, J. (Ed.). (2000). Nonparametric simple regression. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412985307
- Lewis-Beck, M.S. (1995). Simple regression. In Data analysis. (pp. 42–54). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983846
Fuel Use City
Fuel Use Highway
Fuel Use Combined
Num of Cylinders