CS 1173 Computation for Scientists and Engineers
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Traffic at 3 San Antonio intersections

SA traffic at 3 intersections The number of vehicles at 3 San Antonio intersections during a 24-hour period.

Data from:
MATLAB 2009a

Body mass index (BMI) of native American diabetics

native BMI The average BMI among a group of American Indian and Alaska native adult diabetes patients. The body mass index (BMI) is the ratio of an individual's mass (in kilograms) to the square of the individual's height (in meters). A BMI of 18 to 25 is an indicator of normal weight.

Graph from:
The epidemic of extreme obesity among American Indian and Alaska native adults with diabetes
C. Wilson, S. Gilliand, K. Moore, K. Acton
Preventing Chronic Disease 4(1):2007

US poverty rates by age

poverty rates by age Poverty rates in the United States by age for the period 1959 to 2010.

Graph from:
US Census Bureau
The overall Census Bureau poverty website is:

Cumulative cost of wakefulness and sleep deprivation

wakefulness graphs 48 healthy adults were randomly assigned to one of three sleep doses (4 hours, 6 hours or 8 hours per night) for 14 consecutive days. Performance was measured on various tasks and subjective sleepiness was also measured. Performance was also measured for total sleep deprivation.

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The cumulative cost of additional wakefulness: Dose-response effects on neurobehavioral functions and sleep physiology from chronic sleep restriction and total sleep deprivation.
H. P. A. Van Dongen, G. Maislin, J. M. Mullington, D. F. Dinges
Sleep 26(2):117-126, 2003.