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stats
The following data were collected from a case-control study of breast cancer and fat intake: case control High-fat diet 10 5 Low-fat diet 40 55 50 60 Statistical inferences for odds ratios are based on the natural log of the odds ratio, rather than the odds ratio itself (...
July 16, 2013 by thane

Literacy
Which would have the greatest negative influence on child literacy? single parenting, minority ethnicity, minimal parental education, or low socioeconomic status I am thinking low socioeconomic status, but I am not real positive. Please give help.
September 24, 2007 by Anonymous

Epidemiology
Consider each of the following scenarios and explain whether the variable in question is a confounder: a. A study of the relationship between exercise and heart attacks that is conducted among women who do not smoke. Explain whether gender is a confounder. b. A case-control...
October 17, 2010 by Joe

epidemiology
Assessing Random Error, Confounding, and Effect Modification Although researchers do their best to reduce error within every study, there will always be error. It is important to identify and report any possible error within the research study in order to accurately interpret ...
October 10, 2010 by Roxana

STATISTICS
A study examining the relationship between fetal X-ray exposure and a particular type of childhood blood cancer found the following odds ratio (and 95% confidence interval) for the association: 2.44 (0.95 to 6.33). This result would likely be considered: clinically significant...
August 7, 2013 by Susie

STATISTICS
A study examining the relationship between fetal X-ray exposure and a particular type of childhood blood cancer found the following odds ratio (and 95% confidence interval) for the association: 2.44 (0.95 to 6.33). This result would likely be considered: a. clinically ...
August 10, 2013 by smoothjive

Early child ed. /literacy question
I posted this question yesterday- and some felt that minimal parental education may have the greatest negative influence on child literacy. Whowever, one person seemed to think that low socioeconomic status has the greatest negative influence on child literacy. Which may have ...
September 25, 2007 by Anonymous

psychology
what would the dependent and independent variable and control and experimental group be in this problem: John is intrigued by the relationship between frustration and aggression. He proposes to study whether socioeconomic status is a factor in how drivers express their ...
September 18, 2007 by Lydia

epidemiology
11. A study to assess the relationship between smoking and lung cancer found that the odds ratio is 4. Using your own words, interpret the odds ratio.
June 19, 2014 by chy

ESL proof reading
States. We are living in a same society but some people tend to be healthy and some tend to be less healthy. Many factors contribute to health status of the population such as individual behaviors, physical environment, education, culture and social environment, and ...
October 19, 2013 by sham

statistics
What do confidence intervals represent? What is the most controllable method of increasing the precision of or narrowing the confidence interval? What percentage of times will the mean, or population proportion, not be found within the confidence interval?
April 30, 2010 by Amy

RES 341
A sample of 300 is taken and the sample mean is computed to be 7.65 and the sample standard deviation is 5. Assume the data is ratio level. Compute the 95% confidence interval on the mean. Compute the 3.9% confidence interval on the mean Which confidence interval is more ...
October 16, 2010 by Meh

Statistics
Which of the following statements best describes the uncertainty associated with a 95% confidence interval for a population proportion, computed from a simple random sample? A. We don't know whether the particular confidence interval is successful or not, but 95% of ...
May 18, 2012 by Mary

statistics
Refer to Table 1 in the article Snail Shells in a Practical Application of Statistical Procedures in the Electronic Reserve Readings. Find the margin of error, E, with a confidence interval of your choosing (50-99%). What is the significance of choosing a confidence interval...
April 26, 2012 by len

Environmental Management
A. The 95% confidence interval is: (a) Larger than the 99% confidence interval (b) Smaller than the 99% confidence interval (c) The same as the 99% confidence interval
July 13, 2009 by Jox

research methods
determining variables and identifying this type of quasi-exp design for this study is confusing: Study: lower socioeconomic status student benefit more over time from an academic tutoring program than higher socioeconomic students. Now: looks like this is a longitudal exp. DV ...
February 23, 2013 by donna

Math-Stat Help
In a random sample of 78 teenagers, 32 admit to texting while driving. Construct a 98% confidence interval for the percentage of teenager that text while driving. Start by showing that conditions for constructing a confidence interval are met. 1) Check conditions 2) confidence...
April 11, 2013 by MELISSA

Statistics
In 1998 a San Diego Reproductive clinic reported 49 live births to 207 women under the age of 40 who had previously been unable to get pregnant. Using the 90% confidence interval calculated above, would it be misleading for the clinic to report a success rate of 25%? A) Yes, ...
October 27, 2013 by Jeffrey

Statistics
The standard deviation for a population is σ = 15.3. A sample of 36 observations selected from this population gave a mean equal to 74.8. a) Make a 90% confidence interval for μ b) Construct a 95% confidence interval for μ. c) Determine a 99% confidence interval...
November 21, 2013 by ----

BIOLOGY - LAB
What is Confidence Interval? Is it better to have a large Confidence Interval or a small Confidence Interval? Briefly explain.
March 24, 2009 by biology

statistics
An experimental egg farm is raising chickens to produce low cholesterol eggs. A lab tested 12 randomly selected eggs and found that the mean amount of cholesterol was x = 186 mg. The sample standard deviation was found to be s = 19.0 mg on this group. Assume that the ...
April 6, 2010 by looking for someone to varify my work please

Statistics
The 95% confidence interval is: (a) Larger than the 99% confidence interval (b) Smaller than the 99% confidence interval (c) The same as the 99% confidence interval
October 28, 2007 by Thano

graduate statistics
Do children from lower socioeconomic status (SES) neighborhoods have lower than average test-taking skills? A researcher administered a standard measure of test-taking skills to a randomly chosen child from a low SES neighborhood and found him to have a score of 38. The ...
July 3, 2013 by Anonymous

Statistics
Multiple Choice Which of the following statements is true about the 95% confidence interval of the average of a sample? A) 95 of 100 avgs of samples will be within the limits of the confidence interval. B) There is a 95% chance the avg of the population to be within the limits...
July 26, 2013 by Andrew

Statistics
We have calculated a 95% confidence interval for a proportion and would prefer the confidence interval to be more precise, that is narrower. Using the same sample, we can narrow the confidence interval using which of the following? A) increasing the confidence level B) ...
October 27, 2013 by Nick

Statistics
1. A certain population follows a normal distribution, with mean m and standard deviation s = 2.5. You collect data and test the hypotheses H0: m = 1, Ha: m 1. You obtain a P-value of 0.022. Which of the following is true? Why? a. A 95% confidence interval for m will include ...
November 29, 2008 by Latoya

Math 11
I am really stuck at these 4 questions. Pls help: a) Two spheres of the same density have a ratio of 9 to 16 inches in surface area, If the small sphere weighs 15 kg what does the sphere weighs. Answer to the nearest 10th of KG. b) The ratio of the volume of two cubes is 216 ...
April 7, 2014 by MK

Statistics
A confidence interval for a population mean has a margin of error of 3.1. a)Determine the length of the confidence interval. b)If the sample mean is 56.7, obtain the confidence interval.
May 21, 2014 by Anonymous

stat
A companys CEO wanted to estimate the percentage of defective product per shipment. In a sample containing 500 products, he found 30 defective products. (a) Find a 98% confidence interval for the true proportion of defective product. Show your calculations and/or explain the ...
August 20, 2011 by me,me

STATISTICS
In a cross-sectional study of heart disease and gender in middle-aged men and women, 10% of men in the sample had prevalent heart disease compared with only 5% of women in the sample. After adjusting for age in multivariate logistic regression, the odds ratio for heart disease...
August 6, 2013 by Susie

Statistics
A random sample of 90 observations produced a mean that = 25.9 and a standard deviation s =2.4 (a)Find a 95% confidence interval for u (b)Find a 90% confidence interval for u (c)Find a 99% confidence interval for u (Use integers or decimals for any number in the expression. ...
March 23, 2014 by Carol Harper

Math
What effect will an outlier have on a confidence interval that is based on a small sample size? A) The interval will be smaller than an interval without the outlier. B) The interval will be the same with or without the outlier. C) The confidence interval will be wider than an ...
November 28, 2009 by Jennifer

Statistics
A study of 420,048 cell phone users found that 135 of them developed cancer of the brain or nervous system. prior to this study of cell phone use the rate of such cancer was found to be 0.0333% for those not using cell phones. Complete parts (a) and (b) a. use the sample data ...
April 30, 2013 by Rob

statistics
a companys ceo wanted to estimate the percentage of defective product per shipment. in a sample contianing 600 products he found 45 defective product. a. find 99% confidence interval for the true porporton of defective product show calcultions and explain process used to ...
August 23, 2011 by crystal

planning & implementing for the environment
Three things that you should consider grouping children in your center are the child's A. chronological age, family type, and socioeconomic status B. chronological age, developmental level, and individual needs. C. developmental level, individual needs, and family type. D. ...
October 20, 2014 by Amanda

AED 204
Who is most likely to be a part of this socioeconomic class? How do teacher expectations positively or negatively impact this socioeconomic class? How does tracking positively or negatively impact this socioeconomic class? How is financial support for schools serving this ...
January 18, 2010 by bob

Statistics
If a 90%, 95% and 99% confidence interval are found for a population mean, how are the three interval estimates related to each other?
December 7, 2008 by Cecilia

statistics
Lorraine was in a hurry when she computed a confidence interval for μ. Because σ was not known, she used a Student's t distribution. However, she accidentally used degrees of freedom n instead of n - 1. Will her confidence interval be longer or shorter than one found...
February 18, 2012 by jr

AED
Who is most likely to be a part of this socioeconomic class? How do teacher expectations positively or negatively impact this socioeconomic class? How does tracking positively or negatively impact this socioeconomic class? How is financial support for schools serving this ...
December 21, 2008 by troyer0269

Statistics
. As the sample size increases The confidence interval also increases (gets larger) The confidence interval decreases (gets smaller) The confidence interval stays the same The population mean increases.
June 22, 2010 by Jacob

Statistics
Direct mail advertisers send solicitations (a.k.a. "junk mail") to thousands of potential customers in the hope that some will buy the company's product. The response rate is usually quite low. Suppose a company wants to test the response to a new flyer, and sends it to 1000 ...
March 13, 2013 by MeSue

Elementary Statistics
1) Construct a confidence interval of the population proportion at the given level of confidence. x=60,n=300, 99% confidence. The 99% confidence interval is (_,_) 2) A researcher wishes to estimate the proportion of adults who have high-speed internet access. What size sample ...
June 6, 2012 by Erin

Statistics
1. A study of 40 people found that they could do on the average15 pull ups with a standard deviation of .6. Find the 99% confidence interval for the mean of the population. 2. A study of 50 pizza delivery workers found that they could make 6 deliveries per hour with a standard...
May 9, 2013 by Anonymous

Statistics:Significance Test and Confidence Interv
Significance Test and Confidence Intervals In General: The article contains a 95% confidence interval. Would the margin of error in a 99% confidence interval computed from the same data be less, the same, or greater?
September 11, 2007 by Carma

Statistics
You are given the following information obtained from a random sample of 6 observations. Assume the population has a normal distribution. 13 14 17 14 17 15 a. What is the point estimate of ? b. Construct an 80% confidence interval for . c. Construct a 98% confidence interval...
November 12, 2013 by Katie

Statistics
1. A study of 40 people found that they could do on the average15 pull ups with a standard deviation of .6. Find the 99% confidence interval for the mean of the population. 2. A study of 50 pizza delivery workers found that they could make 6 deliveries per hour with a standard...
May 3, 2013 by Cam

statistics
The Frayed Nerves Anxiety Scale (FNAS) is used to measure the anxiety level of people on a scale from 0 to 1000. Four students were randomly chosen and given the FNAS before their second exam. Their scores were 700, 653, 740, and 707. The standard deviation sigma of the test ...
October 17, 2011 by Anand

Statistics
Suppose x has a mound-shaped distribution with sigma = 9 . A random sample of size 36 has sample mean 20. Is it appropriate to use a normal distribution to compute a confidence interval for the population mean m? Explain. Find a 95% confidence interval for m. Explain the ...
April 27, 2013 by Steph

math
The new Twinkle bulb is being developed to last more than 1000 hours. A random sample of 100 of these new bulbs is selected from the production line. It was found that 48 lasted more than 1000 hours. Find the point estimate for the population proportion, the margin of error ...
April 17, 2011 by Heaven

mba business reserach methods
Sampling A manufacturing company's quality control personnel have recorded the proportion of defective items for each of 500 monthly shipments of one of the computer components that the company produces. See data below. The company doesn't have time to review all of these. (a...
March 20, 2011 by Carolina

statistics
Lorraine was in a hurry when she computed a confidence interval for . Because was not known, she used a Student's t distribution. However, she accidentally used degrees of freedom n + 1 instead of n - 1. v Will her confidence interval be longer or shorter than one found using ...
April 29, 2012 by trina

Statistics Question (Confidence Interval)
A sample of 15 recent college graduates found that starting salaries for attorneys in New York City had a mean of $102,342 and a standard deviation of $21,756. Construct a 95% confidence interval for the average starting salary of all attorneys in the city. A. (89869.82, ...
March 14, 2012 by Mark

statistics
Consider a 95% confidence interval for a population mean constructed from a random sample of 250 observations taken from a Normal population. Sigma is known to be 14. If we were to construct another 95% confidence interval, this time using 1,000 observations, how would the ...
February 20, 2011 by AMY

statistics
Consider a 95% confidence interval for a population mean constructed from a random sample of 250 observations taken from a Normal population. Sigma is known to be 14. If we were to construct another 95% confidence interval, this time using 1,000 observations, how would the ...
February 20, 2011 by AMY

Statistics
Can you please help with this question. The only thing that I have come up thus far is that I am using the z critical value because I am estimating a population proportion. Am I on the right track? An important issue facing Americans is the large number of medical malpractice ...
March 25, 2008 by Jim

Statistics
When consumers apply for credit, their credit is rated using the FICO score. A bank manager used a random sample of the credit scores of 18 customers and determined the following 95% confidence interval: (613.6, 708.0) If the sample used 45 customers rather than 18 customers, ...
November 6, 2013 by Katelyn

statistical applications
In the media, numerous surveys are often displayed reporting percentages or proportions. A margin of error is often reported in the survey and this is used to calculate confidence intervals. Why is it important to create/report confidence intervals (CI) rather than just ...
May 28, 2010 by cortez

Statistics
Direct mail advertisers send solicitations (that is "junk mail") to thousands of potential customers in the hope that some will buy the company's products. The response rate is usually quite low. Suppose a company wants to test the response rate for a new flyer format. The ...
October 27, 2013 by Nick

math
Given the information: the sampled population is normally distributed, = 10.4, n = 60, and = 81.2. a. Find the 98% confidence interval for b. Interpret the confidence interval in Where do i begin
November 17, 2008 by ks

stats
Would a proportion of 60% be likely, given the calculated confidence interval? Yes/No Find Answer to: 80% confidence interval ________+/-___________
June 24, 2011 by Anonymous

statistics
Consider a 90% confidence interval for μ. Assume σ is not known. For which sample size n=10 or n=20, is the confidence interval longer?
October 31, 2011 by Morgan

UOP
5) In a 95% Confidence Interval, the true mean has what chance of falling between the Lower Limit and Upper Limits of the calculated confidence interval? A. .90 B. 95% C. .05 D. 5%
April 13, 2013 by Linda

Statistics
Smoking habit Socioeconomic status High Low Smoking 15 40 55 Not smoking 25 10 35 Total 40 50 N=90 a. For these ordinal variables, which hypothesis testing is appropriate to test the relationship between SES and smoking habits variable? b. Write the HO and H1 c. Perform the ...
October 14, 2013 by Chris

Statistics
Which of the following statements correctly interprets a 95% confidence interval on a population mean? a. It is a single point estimate b. Used to quantify the certainty of the sample standard deviation c. A 99% confidence interval is narrower than the 95% confidence interval ...
September 15, 2010 by Beata Chmielewska

statistics
The International Air Transport Association surveys business travelers to develop quality ratings for transatlantic gateway airports. The maximum possible rating is 10. Suppose a simple random sample of 50 business travelers is selected and each traveler is asked to provide a ...
April 21, 2014 by Vanessa

statistics (6)
The International Air Transport Association surveys business travelers to develop quality ratings for transatlantic gateway airports. The maximum possible rating is 10. Suppose a simple random sample of 50 business travelers is selected and each traveler is asked to provide a ...
April 22, 2014 by Vanessa

statistics (6)
The International Air Transport Association surveys business travelers to develop quality ratings for transatlantic gateway airports. The maximum possible rating is 10. Suppose a simple random sample of 50 business travelers is selected and each traveler is asked to provide a ...
April 23, 2014 by Vanessa

stats
The president of a large university wishes to estimate the average age of the students presently enrolled. From past studies, the standard deviation is known to be 2 years. A sample of 50 students is selected and the mean is found to be 23.3 years. a. Find the 99% confidence...
April 7, 2013 by chris

statistics
10. Using the results of a Newsweek poll conducted in March of 2009, a 90% confidence interval on the proportion of adult Americans who have a favorable opinion of Barack Obama is given by (0.699, 0.741). If everything else is the same, but the confidence level increases, ...
May 8, 2013 by ali awan

QNT351
use a 95% confidence interval to estimate the difference between the population means. Interpret the confidence interval. random sample 390 x1 5258 s1 152 x2 5220 s2 192
September 27, 2012 by Terri

statistics
P(proportion) is 0.05446, n is 863 and a 90% confidence interval is required. What is this confidence interval?
December 23, 2011 by blue

statistics
Help!!!!!! A confidence interval estimate for the population mean is given to be (39,90, 48.11) If the standard deviation is 11.473 and the sample size is 52 determine the maximum error of the estimate. determine the confidence level used for the given confidence interval
November 9, 2011 by amy

Statistics
Hoping to lure more shoppers downtown, a city builds a new parking garage in the central business district. The city hopes that the parking revenues will pay for the garage. During a recent two month period (44 days), the city statistician calculated the 95% confidence ...
November 10, 2013 by Katie

statistics
1. A random sample of size 49 is taken from a large population, measuring the time it takes to complete a drivers license examination. The sample mean was found to be 47 minutes, and the sample standard deviation 5.89 minutes. Construct a 95% confidence interval around the ...
July 17, 2010 by Anonymous

stat
7. A researcher selects a random sample. A 90% confidence interval for a population mean  A) is an interval with margin of error 90%. B) has the property that if we repeatedly selected our random sample in exactly the same way, each time constructing a different 90% ...
December 5, 2010 by Anonymous

Statistics
Professor York randomly surveyed 240 students at Oxnard University, and found that 150 of the students surveyed watch more than 10 hours of television weekly. Develop a 95% confidence interval to estimate the true proportion of students who watch more than 10 hours of ...
April 7, 2014 by Angela

Statistics
Use the sample data and confidence level to construct the confidence interval estimate of the population p....n=5200, x=4821, 99% confidence
May 1, 2013 by Tangee

Statistics
Should companies use the same confidence interval each time a confidence interval is determined or should the level change based on situations? If it changes based on situations, what type of situations might call for higher confidence levels?
April 6, 2012 by John

Math-Statistics
Find a confidence interval for assuming that each sample is from a normal population. a. P x = 14, = 4, n = 5, 90 percent confidence b. P x = 37, = 5, n = 15, 99 percent confidence c. P x = 121, = 15, n = 25, 95 percent confidence Need to show my work/formula ...
December 6, 2011 by Richard

Statistics
A survey of community banks asked about the loan to deposit ratio (LTDR) a banks total loans as a percent of its total deposits. The mean LTDR for the 110 banks in the sample is xbar = 76.7 and the standard deviation is s = 12.3. In the text a 95% confidence interval (using a ...
February 26, 2007 by Jason L

statistics
How large a sample would be needed to form a 90% confidence interval for the mean nicotine content of a brand of cigarettes if the nicotine content has a normal distribution with sigma equal to 8.5 mg and the width of the interval (the length of the confidence interval) equal ...
November 17, 2013 by Alex

Statistics
A simple random sample of 50 female 14-year-olds is selected. The sample mean height of the girls is found to be 62 inches. Assume the height of 14-year-old girls is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 5 inches. 1. Based on these data, a 95% confidence interval ...
November 27, 2012 by Clay

Statistics
When estimating a population mean μ, where the population standard deviation σ is known, we can: a. choose a larger z value, construct a wider confidence interval, and achieve a lower confidence level b. choose a smaller z value, construct a narrower confidence ...
November 14, 2012 by Melanie

college stats
Sorry for all the questions, I really need help and an explanation so I can fully understand. I really appreciate everything. Thank you. In a random sample of 519 judges, it was found that 285 had an introvert personality type. Construct a 95% confidence interval for the ...
July 12, 2013 by penelope

statistics
A random sample of size 49 is taken from a large population, measuring the time it takes to complete a drivers license examination. The sample mean was found to be 47 minutes, and the sample standard deviation 5.89 minutes. Construct a 95% confidence interval around the ...
July 17, 2010 by Anonymous

statistics
A sample of n = 9 has a mean of M = 72 with SS = 162. Use the sample to make a point estimate of and to construct the 90% confidence interval for . (Round all answers to two decimal places = ? ? ( ? ) The 90% confidence interval for : ( ? , ? )
November 4, 2011 by Anonymous

statistics
A sample of n = 9 has a mean of M = 72 with SS = 162. Use the sample to make a point estimate of and to construct the 90% confidence interval for U. (Round all answers to two decimal places.) U = ? ? ( ?) The 90% confidence interval for U: ( ? , ? )
November 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Statistics
Answer the question Yes or No. Sam computed a 90% confidence interval for from a specific random sample of size n. He claims that at the 90% confident level, his confidence interval does not contain . Is this claim correct? Answer a. No b. Yes
July 7, 2012 by Desperate

statistics
Pleas HeLp!!!!!!!!!! A random sample of the test scores of 100 applicants for college entry at a large junior college showed a mean score of 72.6. Determine a 99%, 95%, and 90% confidence interval for the m mean score of all applicants at the junior college. Assume the ...
September 17, 2011 by courntey

Statistics
Express the confidence interval using the indicated format. Express the confidence interval -0.129 < p < 0.631 in the form of p E.
July 21, 2014 by tray

Ashford
One element generally not found in caste systems is: (Points : 1) the association of ones social position with ones occupation. inheritance of ones status. equal access to wealth. prohibitions on marrying those outside ones class.
March 24, 2013 by Hope

Statistics
1. In a study of heart disease in male federal employees, researchers classified 170 volunteer subjects according to their socioeconomic status (SES) and their smoking habits. SES categorized as high and low. Individuals were asked whether they were smokers or non-smoker. Here...
June 26, 2014 by MT

statistic
1. Past experience indicates that the variance, 2x, of the scores, X, obtained on the verbal portion of a test is 5,625. Similarly, the variance 2y, of the scores, Y, on the mathematical portion is 2,500. (a) A random sample of size n = 64 yields a sample mean verbal score...
January 30, 2011 by Tian

Math Statistics
5. Students in an introductory statistics class were asked to report the age of their mothers when they were born. Summary statistics include Sample size: 36 students Sample mean: 29.643 years Sample standard deviation: 4.564 years a. Calculate the standard error of this ...
July 29, 2013 by James

statistics
According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, the doctors found that in the week before and the week after Thanksgiving, there were 12,000 total deaths and 6062 of them occurred in the week before Thanksgiving. Construct a 95% confidence interval of the ...
June 23, 2013 by Jerome

Statistics
What percentage of times will the mean, or population proportion, not be found within the confidence interval
April 18, 2012 by Anonymous

Statistics
Use the sample data and confidence level to construct the confidence interval estimate of the population proportion p. n=500, x=350, 90% confidence ?<p<? (Round to three decimal places as needed.)
April 30, 2013 by Rob

math
With a confidence level of .95 and a confident interval of 5 and a population of 20,000 what is the sample size? With a confidence level of .99 and a confident interval of 5 and a population of 20,000 what is the sample size? Finally, using the sample size for question 1 and 2...
October 15, 2007 by sam

Statistics 101
A researcher plans to use a random sample of n= 500 families to estimate teh mean monthly family incomefor a large population. a 99% confidence interval based on the sample would be _________ than 90% confidence interval.
February 25, 2014 by Deedy

statistics
which of the following statements is true? Justify your answer with an example. i)When the margin of error is small, the confidence level is high. ii)When the margin of error is small, the confidence level is low. iii)A confidence interval is a type of point estimate. iv) A ...
November 15, 2011 by johnprabhakaran

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