Pearson's Height Data

Description

The table below gives the heights of fathers and their sons, based on a famous experiment by Karl Pearson around 1903. The number of cases is 1078. Random noise was added to the original data, to produce heights to the nearest 0.1 inch.

Height
FatherSon
65.059.8
63.363.2
65.063.3
65.862.8
61.164.3
63.064.2
65.464.1
64.764.0
66.164.6
67.064.0
59.065.2
62.965.4
63.765.7
64.165.4
64.765.3
65.264.8
66.465.0
65.665.5
67.465.1
66.865.5
67.865.1
69.565.5
62.566.6
63.866.4
64.566.1
65.066.0
64.766.0
65.766.5
65.565.7
65.666.0
66.965.9
66.665.9
66.566.5
67.965.8
68.366.3
67.766.1
68.566.3
69.466.3
71.866.4
62.467.2
64.567.5
64.567.0
63.966.8
65.467.0
65.066.8
65.769.3
68.769.1
66.561.7
64.965.7
69.669.0
64.867.4
65.367.2
65.867.1
65.867.3
65.667.6
65.967.5
65.866.9
67.167.6
66.667.2
67.466.8
67.367.2
66.667.5
68.267.6
67.867.2
68.367.5
68.167.4
69.067.6
68.967.3
69.666.8
70.466.7
70.066.9
72.867.6
62.868.0
62.968.5
63.968.0
64.568.3
64.568.3
66.068.3
65.868.2
66.068.5
65.568.1
65.768.3
66.868.0
66.768.6
67.067.9
66.968.1
66.868.4
67.167.9
67.768.2
68.368.0
67.668.2
68.467.9
67.768.6
68.768.0
69.368.3
68.767.9
69.168.6
69.368.2
68.668.6
69.668.1
70.468.4
71.267.8
70.868.6
71.767.9
73.367.8
63.068.8
63.769.6
65.469.7
64.669.4
66.469.7
65.869.2
65.769.5
66.169.6
66.569.3
66.669.5
66.668.7
67.769.3
68.569.2
67.869.2
67.669.5
68.169.1
69.268.9
68.769.5
68.669.3
68.669.2
68.668.7
70.469.3
70.068.9
70.169.3
70.269.2
71.369.6
70.969.1
72.269.1
75.069.0
64.969.9
65.670.1
65.769.9
65.970.3
65.970.5
67.470.5
67.569.8
67.670.4
68.570.0
68.569.8
68.170.7
69.570.2
69.170.1
69.470.0
69.470.3
69.569.8
70.270.0
69.969.9
70.469.7
70.970.1
71.370.0
72.170.7
72.270.0
75.470.1
64.571.3
66.470.8
65.671.4
66.871.2
66.971.7
68.271.4
67.570.7
67.871.3
69.071.0
69.371.3
68.770.9
69.771.3
70.371.6
70.071.2
70.271.0
70.971.4
71.271.6
72.471.1
73.070.9
74.871.7
67.472.4
67.371.9
67.872.3
69.372.2
68.772.5
70.072.0
69.872.3
70.772.5
71.172.3
72.572.0
72.572.2
67.572.8
68.273.0
68.872.9
69.973.2
71.573.6
70.872.9
71.973.2
63.174.3
68.274.4
70.173.8
70.873.9
72.673.8
67.975.6
67.575.7
72.877.2
62.761.3
68.274.3
65.170.9
73.475.3
62.961.8
62.564.0
69.962.5
71.173.7
71.166.3
69.562.2
70.265.4
65.564.0
62.062.8
63.663.5
65.663.5
68.062.9
61.863.7
63.863.7
64.964.4
65.863.7
66.464.4
68.864.3
61.865.2
64.365.1
63.765.6
65.064.9
65.365.1
64.865.2
65.765.6
66.065.6
67.064.9
67.865.4
69.064.7
62.265.8
62.865.8
63.966.7
65.466.5
64.666.4
65.666.3
66.266.2
66.066.4
65.866.7
67.466.2
67.166.4
67.366.7
67.965.8
68.366.2
68.066.3
68.765.8
71.266.3
62.466.9
62.966.8
64.167.4
63.967.7
64.867.2
65.467.3
64.867.5
68.769.0
65.262.0
64.364.1
66.166.0
69.065.8
64.566.9
66.166.8
65.767.0
66.567.4
65.666.8
66.467.3
67.367.5
66.867.2
66.767.6
67.366.9
67.466.7
67.967.2
67.867.2
68.166.8
68.366.8
68.867.5
69.467.1
69.367.1
70.566.9
70.167.5
70.666.9
62.467.7
63.267.9
63.568.7
63.968.6
64.668.4
64.968.4
65.968.4
66.268.4
66.567.9
65.568.3
66.968.0
67.168.2
66.868.6
67.268.6
66.567.8
67.067.9
66.668.2
68.268.0
67.667.9
68.367.8
68.068.6
69.068.1
69.367.9
68.968.5
68.968.6
69.468.1
69.568.1
70.367.7
69.968.4
70.768.6
70.668.3
72.468.1
72.568.4
62.769.4
63.969.0
64.569.4
64.868.9
65.469.4
65.869.3
66.369.0
65.869.6
66.869.2
67.269.7
67.368.9
67.569.1
67.969.0
68.469.2
67.669.6
68.568.8
68.669.2
69.169.1
68.669.0
69.269.3
68.669.2
68.568.9
69.769.4
70.468.7
70.068.8
70.369.4
71.369.4
71.369.5
72.669.2
64.470.0
64.969.9
66.370.0
66.069.7
65.769.8
66.769.9
66.670.3
68.369.8
67.969.9
68.070.3
68.370.7
68.870.4
69.170.4
69.070.6
69.470.2
69.869.9
69.670.2
70.570.3
69.970.3
71.069.8
71.270.5
71.570.0
71.669.7
73.269.9
63.970.9
66.071.4
66.071.2
67.570.8
66.770.7
68.371.3
67.770.9
68.370.9
68.470.9
69.171.2
69.171.3
69.771.2
70.071.4
69.671.6
70.071.0
70.971.2
70.671.4
72.371.4
71.570.9
73.071.3
66.272.1
67.372.0
67.872.0
69.171.7
69.471.9
69.672.2
70.172.3
70.272.6
71.372.0
72.171.8
72.371.8
67.173.1
67.973.4
69.173.2
69.673.4
69.773.2
70.572.9
72.472.8
72.873.3
68.174.0
68.674.6
71.373.9
72.174.6
74.774.3
71.275.1
68.377.2
60.460.8
63.962.4
63.166.4
64.058.5
73.970.0
72.071.0
61.065.0
65.470.5
72.069.2
71.364.9
65.268.8
68.969.9
64.562.5
64.063.3
66.563.5
67.162.9
62.363.9
63.864.3
65.464.2
65.664.6
66.264.3
67.663.8
60.265.7
63.064.8
63.665.6
65.264.7
65.164.8
64.865.1
66.265.6
66.265.3
66.665.1
68.065.1
69.064.8
62.166.0
63.266.4
64.566.4
63.866.3
64.665.8
64.666.1
66.166.5
66.066.3
65.766.6
67.166.0
67.366.5
67.266.0
68.466.5
67.666.4
67.666.3
68.566.3
70.066.6
61.166.8
62.767.5
64.367.2
64.166.8
63.767.3
64.766.8
64.766.9
68.068.1
64.663.6
66.163.2
65.365.7
69.767.2
65.367.4
65.567.6
66.167.2
66.267.1
66.066.8
66.067.1
65.966.9
67.166.8
67.067.0
67.467.7
67.467.6
67.367.7
68.367.3
68.367.0
67.667.0
68.267.1
69.167.2
68.867.5
70.567.7
70.066.9
69.567.0
61.567.7
62.968.5
64.167.9
63.967.8
65.168.3
64.668.2
65.968.6
66.267.8
65.767.9
66.167.7
66.368.0
67.268.1
66.967.8
66.968.1
66.668.2
67.268.6
67.168.3
67.968.4
67.968.6
67.868.3
67.967.9
68.667.7
68.668.4
69.068.1
69.068.0
69.168.2
68.568.1
70.268.5
69.868.6
69.967.7
71.568.7
72.468.6
71.968.4
61.069.1
63.069.4
64.669.5
65.469.1
64.869.6
65.569.4
65.669.2
66.168.8
67.469.1
66.669.0
67.469.1
67.269.1
68.268.7
67.969.0
68.069.0
67.769.2
68.968.8
68.768.7
69.169.0
68.869.3
68.869.4
69.368.9
69.669.3
69.869.6
70.269.4
70.169.0
71.169.5
71.468.7
71.869.2
64.470.4
65.270.1
66.170.4
65.870.0
65.569.8
66.770.4
67.270.0
67.270.3
68.169.9
67.970.7
68.270.3
69.369.7
68.870.3
69.270.0
68.769.7
69.570.2
70.070.0
69.770.3
70.270.4
70.869.8
70.969.8
71.370.5
72.370.0
72.870.6
64.471.1
64.971.2
65.871.0
67.470.9
67.470.8
67.971.5
67.971.6
68.570.8
67.671.0
69.471.6
69.371.1
69.571.5
70.271.4
70.071.5
69.871.0
69.671.6
71.571.4
72.271.2
72.470.9
72.571.5
64.772.4
66.872.6
67.871.8
68.272.0
69.272.0
68.972.4
70.171.9
70.172.1
71.072.6
71.472.5
72.071.8
72.772.6
68.073.1
69.073.2
68.973.4
69.673.4
71.273.7
72.072.8
72.973.0
65.974.7
68.573.9
70.774.4
72.374.0
72.673.9
68.875.7
73.576.1
70.178.2
67.961.9
64.769.9
60.862.3
74.971.4
70.671.6
60.965.5
65.371.9
71.471.2
71.764.5
62.765.3
71.469.6
66.665.1
67.261.0
62.563.1
64.963.6
66.963.5
62.463.8
63.664.2
65.464.7
65.064.1
66.464.4
66.764.6
59.564.8
63.065.2
64.165.6
64.165.6
64.564.9
65.265.6
66.365.7
66.065.6
66.865.1
68.264.9
68.765.7
61.366.5
63.366.2
63.965.9
64.166.3
64.866.3
64.666.2
66.266.1
66.566.2
66.465.8
67.366.6
67.466.5
67.366.3
67.766.5
68.466.3
67.865.9
69.366.6
69.766.6
60.067.3
62.167.4
63.667.5
63.866.9
64.567.1
64.767.0
65.466.9
65.168.1
69.367.5
67.763.0
64.967.4
69.568.8
65.166.9
65.067.3
65.667.2
65.967.1
65.767.1
65.967.2
65.966.7
67.466.8
66.567.4
67.467.4
67.267.0
67.367.4
68.166.9
68.066.9
68.066.8
68.466.8
68.867.2
69.567.5
70.267.7
69.767.1
70.267.6
61.168.0
62.768.7
64.368.4
64.368.0
65.068.6
64.868.5
66.267.8
66.168.1
66.468.2
66.268.5
65.968.6
67.068.7
67.568.4
66.768.5
66.768.6
67.367.9
67.168.0
67.868.0
68.468.6
67.768.1
68.167.9
67.768.6
69.067.9
69.268.6
69.368.7
69.368.4
68.868.2
69.668.3
69.668.1
69.967.8
70.668.2
72.368.0
71.668.0
72.968.1
63.369.2
64.369.2
65.168.9
65.269.3
65.969.5
66.069.0
65.669.3
65.869.6
66.969.4
67.069.0
67.469.3
67.969.1
67.869.3
68.469.3
68.368.7
68.469.5
68.769.5
69.068.9
69.368.8
68.869.4
68.968.8
69.869.1
69.769.2
70.469.3
70.368.8
71.069.1
71.369.4
72.068.7
63.370.4
64.970.5
65.770.1
66.169.8
66.570.3
66.170.3
66.769.7
67.170.1
67.670.4
68.269.9
68.369.8
68.169.9
69.270.3
69.270.2
68.570.4
68.870.4
69.770.7
69.969.7
70.570.5
71.270.5
70.670.5
70.570.5
72.470.3
73.270.3
64.171.4
64.671.0
65.771.6
67.170.9
66.871.4
68.471.5
68.371.2
68.371.6
68.471.6
68.771.3
68.771.1
69.071.5
70.271.0
69.971.5
70.270.9
70.271.4
71.471.3
70.771.2
72.471.5
73.070.8
64.772.7
67.172.0
67.872.3
68.472.2
69.272.4
68.672.0
69.971.8
70.272.5
70.572.6
71.071.9
71.872.6
72.872.4
68.073.1
67.873.6
69.373.3
70.573.1
71.473.7
72.373.6
71.972.9
64.673.9
67.874.3
69.973.9
70.974.2
72.774.5
69.075.1
72.476.4
69.178.4
70.261.2
72.472.6
59.664.9
73.373.0
68.171.8
63.265.3
66.060.9
71.572.1
68.171.0
65.361.7
70.467.5
68.464.4
61.963.3
65.063.5
66.263.7
59.563.9
62.863.9
63.963.9
64.664.1
65.664.7
66.364.4
70.663.9
62.164.8
64.465.3
64.465.2
64.965.5
65.365.2
65.265.4
66.165.6
66.164.7
67.464.8
67.865.6
70.365.4
63.266.5
63.765.7
64.166.1
64.766.3
65.166.6
65.966.4
65.766.5
66.066.3
67.366.4
66.766.3
66.666.1
66.866.5
68.266.3
67.566.1
68.465.9
69.165.7
70.866.1
61.767.6
63.067.4
64.367.0
63.967.2
65.567.2
64.767.4
64.767.4
67.568.2
66.862.7
65.066.3
69.465.7
63.768.4
64.667.5
66.067.2
66.067.2
66.567.5
66.366.9
65.767.7
66.967.0
66.766.7
66.566.8
67.167.4
67.066.9
67.667.5
67.666.9
67.567.0
68.166.9
68.667.0
68.567.1
69.267.5
69.867.5
69.967.3
70.567.6
62.867.8
63.268.1
64.468.5
64.368.6
64.767.9
64.768.6
66.068.2
65.668.3
65.868.2
65.968.2
66.668.2
66.868.6
66.868.3
67.268.7
67.168.5
66.967.7
68.068.0
68.067.8
68.368.1
68.368.6
68.268.2
68.568.2
68.568.2
69.168.1
69.268.1
69.368.5
69.468.4
70.368.2
69.767.7
70.567.9
71.368.3
72.268.3
72.368.3
62.969.6
63.968.7
64.668.9
65.568.8
65.969.1
66.369.0
65.869.0
66.568.7
67.369.5
67.469.1
67.169.1
68.569.6
67.769.4
68.169.2
67.668.8
67.869.0
69.369.5
69.169.6
68.769.4
69.069.6
68.969.4
68.868.9
69.968.7
70.569.3
70.068.7
69.868.8
71.469.5
71.169.7
72.769.7
65.370.5
66.070.0
65.570.6
65.670.5
65.970.0
67.169.9
66.970.5
67.969.9
67.769.7
67.570.6
68.070.2
68.870.3
69.470.2
68.670.5
69.170.5
70.570.2
69.970.0
70.070.2
69.670.2
71.070.0
70.670.4
71.570.4
71.670.2
73.970.2
65.070.7
66.371.5
65.971.4
66.971.2
67.270.9
68.171.3
67.671.4
67.671.2
69.471.2
68.971.2
69.171.0
69.871.4
70.071.2
69.671.6
70.371.3
70.771.5
70.970.9
72.571.5
73.071.1
74.470.9
67.472.7
66.571.8
68.072.6
68.872.5
69.371.9
70.372.2
70.272.6
70.872.3
70.772.1
72.472.3
72.472.1
67.272.8
67.872.8
68.973.5
70.473.7
71.272.8
71.473.4
71.773.0
72.673.2
67.674.5
68.673.8
71.073.8
72.073.8
75.273.8
73.175.6
69.977.2
65.560.1
72.676.8
72.266.7
63.258.8
73.367.9
65.861.0
67.759.8
67.070.8
71.368.3
71.869.3
70.769.3
70.367.0

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