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Datafile Name: Fiber
Datafile Subjects: Health
Story Names: High Fiber Diet Plan
Reference: This data is distributed with the software package, Data DeskĘ. Data Description, Inc. (1993). Data DeskĘ. Ithaca, NY: Data Description, Inc.
Authorization:
Description: Effects of dietary fiber. 12 female subjects were fed a controlled diet. Before each meal they ate crackers containing either bran fiber, gum fiber, a combination of both, or no fiber (control). Their caloric intake was monitored. Subjects reported any gastric or other problems.
Number of cases: 12
Variable Names:
  1. Cracker: Type of fiber in the cracker
  2. Diet: One of four diets (type of cracker)
  3. Subject: An identification for each of the 12 subjects
  4. Digested: Digested calories. Difference between caloric intake and calories passed through system
  5. Bloat: Degree of bloating and flatulence reported by the subjects
The Data:
Cracker	Diet	Subject	Digested	Bloat
control	1	3	1772.84	none
bran	4	3	1752.63	low
combo	3	9	2121.97	med
gum	2	4	2558.61	high
gum	2	1	2026.91	med
bran	4	1	2047.42	low
combo	3	1	2254.75	low
control	1	1	2353.21	med
combo	3	2	2153.36	none
gum	2	2	2331.19	none
bran	4	2	2547.77	none
control	1	2	2591.12	none
gum	2	3	2012.36	low
combo	3	3	1956.18	low
combo	3	4	2025.97	none
bran	4	4	1669.12	none
control	1	4	2452.73	none
bran	4	5	2207.37	low
gum	2	5	1944.48	med
control	1	5	1927.68	low
combo	3	5	2190.1	high
control	1	6	1635.28	none
combo	3	6	1693.35	low
bran	4	6	1707.34	low
gum	2	6	1871.95	high
gum	2	7	2245.03	none
combo	3	7	2436.79	low
control	1	7	2667.14	low
bran	4	7	2766.86	none
bran	4	8	2279.82	none
combo	3	8	1844.77	high
gum	2	8	2002.73	high
control	1	8	2220.22	med
control	1	9	1888.29	low
gum	2	9	1804.27	high
bran	4	9	2293.27	med
bran	4	10	2357.4	none
control	1	10	2359.9	none
combo	3	10	2292.46	low
gum	2	10	2433.46	high
gum	2	11	1681.86	low
control	1	11	1902.75	none
bran	4	11	2003.16	none
combo	3	11	2137.12	med
combo	3	12	2203.07	med
control	1	12	2125.39	low
gum	2	12	2166.77	med
bran	4	12	2287.52	none