datasets (version 3.6.2)

sleep: Student's Sleep Data

Description

Data which show the effect of two soporific drugs (increase in hours of sleep compared to control) on 10 patients.

Usage

sleep

Arguments

Format

A data frame with 20 observations on 3 variables.

[, 1] extra numeric increase in hours of sleep
[, 2] group factor drug given

Details

The group variable name may be misleading about the data: They represent measurements on 10 persons, not in groups.

References

Scheff<U+00E9>, Henry (1959) The Analysis of Variance. New York, NY: Wiley.

Examples

# NOT RUN {
require(stats)
## Student's paired t-test
with(sleep,
     t.test(extra[group == 1],
            extra[group == 2], paired = TRUE))

## The sleep *prolongations*
sleep1 <- with(sleep, extra[group == 2] - extra[group == 1])
summary(sleep1)
stripchart(sleep1, method = "stack", xlab = "hours",
           main = "Sleep prolongation (n = 10)")
boxplot(sleep1, horizontal = TRUE, add = TRUE,
        at = .6, pars = list(boxwex = 0.5, staplewex = 0.25))
# }