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Who Is Drunk and When in Ames, Iowa?

Flex your pandas muscles on breath alcohol test data from Ames, Iowa, USA.

  • 9 tasks
  • 1,080 participants
  • 1,500 XP

Project Description

Using data collected from the State of Iowa, you will apply the data wrangling and visualization skills you learned in pandas Foundations and Manipulating DataFrames with pandas.

You will group, summarize, and visualize data on breath alcohol tests in Ames, Iowa, (home of Iowa State University) from 2013-2017. Some questions you will answer include, "What is the highest recorded value?" and "When do breath alcohol tests occur most?"

Project Tasks

  • 1 Breath alcohol tests in Ames, Iowa, USA
  • 2 What is the busiest police department in Ames?
  • 3 Nothing Good Happens after 2am
  • 4 Breathalyzer tests by month
  • 6 Above the legal limit
  • 7 Breathalyzer tests: is there a pattern over time?
  • 8 Looking at timelines
  • 9 The end of VEISHEA
Samantha Tyner
Samantha Tyner

Postdoctoral Research Associate at Iowa State University

Sam Tyner is a Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (a NIST center of excellence) working on human factors in statistical evidence presentation to juries, as well as outreach and education. She earned her PhD in Statistics at Iowa State University in 2017. You can find her on Twitter at @sctyner.

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