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This dataset is designed for teaching two-way scatter plots. The dataset is a subset of data derived from the World Bank’s World DataBank online tool, and the example examines the association between a country’s Gross Domestic Product per capita in 2012 and its average life expectancy. The dataset file is accompanied by a teaching guide, a student guide, and a how-to guide for SPSS.
In this tab you will find guides on using this dataset. The Teaching Guide is designed for faculty who are teaching research methods and statistics, with suggestions on how to use the dataset in lab exercises, in homework assignments and as exam questions. The Student Guide introduces the method for students, and can be used in teaching to provide students with an introductory overview of the method or test. The How-to Guide shows how to perform the technique or test using data analysis software.
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The World Bank. 2012. World DataBank [Data file]. Retrieved from http://databank.worldbank.org/data/home.aspx
The World Bank
World Bank Group
- Fox, J. (2004). Scatterplot. In Michael S. Lewis-Beck, A. Bryman, & Tim Futing Liao (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods. (pp. 1003–1005). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412950589.n892
- The Scatterplot Matrix (1998). In William G. Jacoby (Ed.), Statistical Graphics for Visualizing Multivariate Data. (pp. 39–54). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412985970.n5
Gross Domestic Product per capita
Percent access to Internet
Average life expectancy