sleep {datasets}R Documentation

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

Format

A data frame with 20 observations on 2 variables.
[, 1] extra numeric increase in hours of sleep
[, 2] group factor drug given

Source

Cushny, A. R. and Peebles, A. R. (1905) The action of optical isomers: II hyoscines. The Journal of Physiology 32, 501–510.

Student (1908) The probable error of the mean. Biometrika, 6, 20.

References

Scheffé, Henry (1959) The Analysis of Variance. New York, NY: Wiley.

Examples

require(stats)
## Student's paired t-test
t.test(extra ~ group, data = sleep, paired = TRUE)

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