Data Analysis Assignment – Data Files

Jour 772 / Fall 2012 / Chinoy

URL of this file: http://jclass.umd.edu/cars/secure/DataAnalysisFiles/DataAnalysisAssignment_DataFiles.htm

 

NOTE: THE DATA TO BE USED FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT MAY CHANGE BEFORE THE ASSIGNMENT IS INTRODUCED

 

To download the data and documentation for the Data Analysis Assignment, follow the following steps:

 

(1). Create a folder on your personal directory (H Drive) labeled BOATING.

 

(2). Download these 10 files with Internet Explorer by right-clicking on each, choosing to “Save target as …” and saving the files to your BOATING folder.

 

Documentation for JOUR 772: 

772Readme_Boating_MD_2000-2009.doc

Documentation from NICAR:

Readme.txt

Documentation from the Coast Guard:

ReleaseableBARD2009Notes.doc

ReleaseableBARD2009DatabaseDictionary.doc

Record layouts and field descriptions (from NICAR):

primary_layout.xls

vessel_layout.xls

injury_layout.xls

dead_layout.xls

Annual summary from the Coast Guard:

Boating_Statistics_2009.pdf

The database:

Boating_MD_2000-2009.accdb

 

 

(3). When you are done, the following files should be in your BOATING folder. Make sure that you have downloaded the files rather than merely saving links to the files.