Accessing our data base on radon vs lung cancer in U.S. Counties
FTP into PITT.edu. This is usually done by typing ‘ftp.pitt.edu’
Then log in as ‘anonymous’ and for password give your e-mail address.
Then type ‘cd ~ftp/users/b/l/blc’ This gives 4 files,. Three of these are data, 1601 rows (counties) with 76 columns. The meanings of the columns are in the fourth file. For MINITAB users, short92.mtw or short.mtp should be the better data files. For others, short.dat would be needed.