Wider Shoes for Wider Feet?


Authors: 
Meyer,
Editors: 
Johnson, R. W.
Category: 
Volume: 
14(1)
Year: 
2006
Publisher: 
Journal of Statistics Education
URL: 
http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v14n1/datasets.meyer.html
Abstract: 

From a very young age, shoes for boys tend to be wider than shoes for girls. Is this because boys have wider feet, or because it is assumed that girls are willing to sacrifice comfort for fashion, even in elementary school? To assess the former, a statistician measures kids? feet.

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