Posted by Sheri on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 2:34pm.
A researcher wants to see if gender plays a role in where we sit in a restaurant. An analysis of survey data yields the following contingency table, chisquared value, and pvalue:
Tabulated statistics: Gender, Seating
Rows: Gender Columns: Seating
Back Front Middle All
Female 14 28 84 126
Male 18 18 63 99
All 32 46 147 225
Pearson ChiSquare = 2.469, DF = 2, PValue = 0.291
a. What is the interpretation of the pvalue for the ChiSquared Statistic value of 2.469?
my answer:
There is no realtionship in this population
b. What is the conclusion based on the pvalue?
my answer: the p value is a probability
c. What are the null and alternative hypotheses for this ChiSquared Test?
My answer: the null More males sit in the front and middle in restaurant
Alternative : the females sit in the back of the restaurant

Statistics  PsyDAG, Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 3:01pm
b. What level of significance are you using? If P ≤ .05, then there is a relationship. You reject the null hypothesis. If P ≤ .01, you do not reject.
c. Ho(null): There is no relationship between gender and where people sit in a restaurant.
Ha: There is a relationship between gender and where people sit in a restaurant.

Statistics  Sheri, Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 3:20pm
What is the interpretation of the pvalue for the ChiSquared Statistic value of 2.469?
 were do I go from here on this one??
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