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Practical Data Analysis with JMP® by Robert Carver

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Describing Covariation: Two Continuous Variables

This data table also contains five columns of continuous data; two of them measure the relative frequency of births in each country, and the other three measure risks to mothers and babies around birth. Initially we'll look at two of the variables: the columns labeled BirthRate and MortMaternal. A country's annual birth rate is defined as the number of live births per 1,000 people in the country. The maternal mortality figure is the average number of mothers who die as a result of childbirth, per 100,000 births.

As we did in the previous section, let's start by simply looking at the univariate histograms of these two variables.

  1. Select Analyze → Distribution. Cast BirthRate and MortMaternal in ...

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