Hans Laessig JackyeLatshaw Shannon McMahon Melinda Miley You lovin’ it? Super Size Me
Centers Fast Food Regular Meat Mean: 27.28g 12.49g Median: 24g 11.75g Mode: 18g 9g
Variance Fast Food Regular Meat Variance: 224.51g 71.41g Standard 14.98g 8.45g Deviation: Range: 62.5g 30.7g
Box plots Regular Meat Notice how the fast foods Interquartile Range is closer to the max value and the regular meat’s Interquartile Range is closer to the minimum value. Fast Food
Comparisons • The centers of these two data sets are not similar at all. The fast food center is significantly higher than the homemade meat. For example, the mean of the grams of fat from the fast food is 27.275 whereas the mean for the regular meat is only 12.76. • The two data sets variations are similar as they are both skewed to the right. This shows that the data values are decreasing as they move to the right. • The five number-summaries of the data sets are not similar at all. The fast food values are higher than the regular meat’s values. For example, the maximum value for the fast food is 66 grams whereas the regular meat’s maximum value is 31.3 grams. • This data shows us how much higher the grams of fat value are in fast food meat compared to regular meat. It makes us realize how unhealthy this fast food is and how different it is from home-made meat. It makes people think twice about going out to eat at a fast food restaurant.
Why would you eat this?! • Each day, 1 in 4 Americans visits a fast food restaurant • In 1972, we spent 3 billion a year on fast food - today we spend more than $110 billion • You would have to walk for seven hours straight to burn off a Super Sized Coke, fry and Big Mac • Willard Scott was the first Ronald McDonald - he was fired for being too fat
Why would you eat this?! • McDonald's distributes more toys per year than Toys-R-Us • The World Health Organization has declared obesity a global epidemic • 96% of American school-aged children recognize Ronald McDonald, second only to Santa Claus. • 40 percent of American meals are eaten outside the home • McDonald's represents 43% of total U.S. fast food market