# Supplementwhat: Misues of statistics

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Supplementwhat: Misues of statistics.
8. “Vitamin E is a proven antioxidant and may help in ﬁghting cancer and heart disease.” Is there anything ambiguous about this claim?

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explain clearly the three meaning of "statistics" contained in the statement below "you compute statistics from statistics by statistics"

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Which of the following refers to when a researcher gathers data from a sample and uses the statistics generated to reach conclusions about the population from which the sample was taken? inferential statistics holistic statistics conclusive statistics descriptive statistics is...

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Statistics play s a major role in the health care field in today's environment. Please provide how statistics can be important and influential in the nursing profession. Provide at least two examples where you ahve observed statistics to contribute positively to the needs of ...

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5. The table below shows Psychology exam scores, Statistics Exam scores, and IQ scores for a random sample of students. What can you observe in the relationship between IQ and psychology, psychology and statistics, and IQ and statistics? Using a web-calculator, obtain the ...

Statistics
What is an example of a research problem at your organization that would benefit from the use of either descriptive statistics or probability distribution statistics?

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a professor is interested in whether there is a differnce in counseling student's statistics competency scores among 1) those who have never taken any statistics ourse, 2) those who have only taken an undergraduate statistics course, 3)

Statistics
In the following question, identify which choices would be considered inferential statistics and which would be considered inferential statistics. 1. of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. a) "42 percent of the people in NYC have O+ blood" ...

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Which of the following statements is not a general rule for using statistics in a classroom speech? A The more statistics the better. Use statistics sparingly Make sure information is up to date Round off long numbers.

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5. The table below shows Psychology exam scores, Statistics Exam scores, and IQ scores for a random sample of students. What can you observe in the relationship between IQ and psychology, psychology and statistics, and IQ and statistics? Using a web-calculator, obtain the ...

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• what is statistics • Perspective statistics • inferential statistics • Data statistics • Example of a Quantitative data • Example of a Qualitative data • What is population •what are the different scale of measurement • what are the different ways/method to...

Psychology
An essential part of scientific thinking is not only how to use statistics correctly, but also how to identify the misuse of statistics. Our textbook authors suggest that students should: Answer distrust all statistics because they convey a false impression of certainty and ...

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We believe that 77% of the population of all Business Statistics I students consider statistics to be an exciting subject. Suppose we randomly and independently selected 40 students from the population. If the true percentage is really 77%, find the probability of observing 39...

statistics for health research
Descriptive statistics are widely used in qualitative research. When establishing if a population is normally distributed explain when the statistics of sample size, mean, mode, median, skewness and kurtosis will guide the researcher to make conclusions of a normal distribution.

Statistics
1. of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. a) "42 percent of the people in NYC have O+ blood" Is the statement descriptive statistics or inferential statistics? b) "58 percent of the people in NYC do not have type O+ blood" Is the statement ...

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The following list is a sampling of the costs of various statistics textbooks used at several colleges. Give the upper confidence limit for a 95% confidence interval estimate for the mean cost of all statistics textbooks. 109.95; 92.00; 96.70; 84.85; 92.60; 84.45; 90.95; 77.00...

statistics page on jiskha
Does anyone find the picture as funny as I do? http://www.jiskha.com/math/statistics/ It's a baby holding a statistics textbook.

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Of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. "58 percent of the people in NYC do not have type O+ blood" Is the statement descriptive statistics or inferential statistics?

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3. A professor is interested in whether there is a difference in counseling students’ statistics competency scores among 1) those who have never taken any statistics course, 2) those who have only taken an undergraduate statistics course, 3) those who have taken COUN 503, ...

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12. A statistics student received a grade of 85 on a statistics midterm. If the corresponding z score equaled +1.50, and the standard deviation equaled 7, what was the average grade on this exam? a. 95.5 b. 74.5 c. 78.0 d. Cannot determine without knowing how many took the ...

Elementary Statistics
determine whether the given is a statistics or parameter. 1.) There are 50 capitol states in the US. Answer: Parameter 2.) Among the flights included in the sample of flights in Data set 15 in Appendix B, 21% arrived late. Answer: Statistics

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On this semesters final exam, john scored 72 on his calculus exam and 53 on his statistics exam. The z score for both exams was the same. Which on would he do better on? a. calculus b.statistics c. the exam scores are equivalent

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On this semesters final exam, john scored 72 on his calculus exam and 53 on his statistics exam. The z score for both exams was the same. Which on would he do better on? a. calculus b.statistics c. the exam scores are equivalent

Statistics
Use a x squared-test to test the claim about the population variance or standard deviation at the given level of significance and using the given sample statistics. Claim: ơ2 ≤ 60; α = 0.025. Sample statistics: s2 = 72.7, n = 15

Statistics
Use a chi-squared test to test the claim about the population variance or standard deviation at the given level of significance and using the given sample statistics. Claim: ơ2 ≤ 60; α = 0.025. Sample statistics: s2 = 72.7, n = 15

Intro to Healthcare Statistics
Discuss how statistics are generated and how statistical information is used by healthcare organizations. Explore the NC State Center for Health Statistics at the following website and discuss at least two types of statistic health information that NC collects.

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Why are measures of central tendency essential to descriptive statistics?

Statistics
Can someone please give specific examples of how psychologists use statistics

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The mean annual income of employees who took a statistics course is greater than \$60,000.

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Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?

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What does the word "typical" have to do in relation to statistics? Is it the same as mode?

Statistics
Construct a descriptive statistics for 100 employees using intervals of 0-4, 4-8, 8-12, 12-16, 16-20.

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Two ways in which practical statistics outweighs statistical significance?

Statistics
Where can I find the ti83 plus input functions for beginning statistics course

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Will somebody help me find statistics on the spread of AIDS from its discovery to the present?

I looking for statistics practice exercise solution from chapter 12 by Roanld Weiers

Statistics
On the last three Friday evening, City hospital diagnosed a number of heroin overdoses. There were four on 1/14/20xx, two on 1/21/20xx, and six on 1/28/20xx. a) "City Hospital averaged four herion overdoses in their ER for the last three Firday evenings" Is the statement ...

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the mean IQ of statistics teachers is greater than 110. write the existing state and alternative hypotheses.

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the average score on the statistics quiz was a 70, and there was a standard deviation of 10 points. If the z-socre was -1.0 what is the percentile rank?

Statistics
Please answer yes or no to the following question for my statistics project: Are you in favor of welfare for those in need?

statistics in automotive
what type of statistics are used in manufacture company's

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What is a great topic to do a research paper on and apply statistics?

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I've got to do a project in my math statistics unit. Surveying people on a resturant. How do I do a draft on poster paper?

Statistics
8.Using the following statistics to describe a distribution of data, what is the interquartile range? Minimum = 13 Q1 = 25 Median = 54 Q3 = 72 Maximum = 98 25. 12. 85. 47.

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a study was conducted of all 1849 students in a certain country.whether the value is parameter or statistics

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To do inferential procedures comparing two proportions, we need another variance formula (our ruler). This formula is based on what principle? A) The variance of the difference of two statistics is the difference of the variances of each statistic. B) The variance of the ...

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In a statistics class of 45 students, 12 have a strong intrest in statistics. If two students are selected at random from this class, what is the propability that both of them have a strong interest in statisitcs?

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i am working out of the statistics in action text book and i need help with chapter 9 e39-e47 odds i do not understand it

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Is the following classified as interval, ordinal or nominal data? The marks achieved by the students in a statistics course out of 100.

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what are the variables of statistics according to functional relatipnships?

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why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics

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What is the Central Limit Theorem and how can it be used in statistics?

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Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?

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Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Indentify the tense of the underlined verb in each sentence below. 1). Statistics IS a branch of mathematics. 2). It DEALS with the study of numerical data. 3). Many people HAVE STUDIED statistics for work or fun. 4). Batting averages and scoring averages REPRESENT statistics...

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Scores on a recent national statistics exam were normally distributed with a mean of 80 and a standard deviation of 6. What is the percentile rank of a score of 89?

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I need to post some thought on using either the multiplication rule or probability to answer a question on my online statistics.

Mental Health
If the correlation between one’s interest in statistics and being a “fun date” was –0.70, it would mean that: a. The higher someone’s interest was in statistics, the more likely it would be that he or she is a fun date b. The higher someone’s interest was in ...

Statistics
2. Obtain and interpret descriptive statistics (Mean, Median, Variance, and Std. Dev.). Include the STATA outputs in your results. (Use Stat command “tabstat crimerat police59, statistics(mean, p50, var, sd)” (3 pts) . tabstat crimerat police59,statistics (mean, p50, var, ...

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On the second day of Statistics, my teacher gave to me….two turtle doves. The pet store that my Statistics teacher frequents has 25 doves, of which 8 are turtle doves. (See * below. This is not a trick question as turtle doves really do exist. If you are visualizing a cross ...

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Can someone tell me how to run data in Megastat on attribute values. I have an assignment and I need to get descriptive statistics on education levels

Criminal Justice
What are the possible causes of the large disparity between official sources of crime statistics and the results of these other statistics projects?

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I need a good research question for my statistics project. I have to compare two to calculate the difference. variance/standard deviation etc.

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Suppose the following summary statistics are obtained from a large group of individuals:X =52.0, Sx= 8.7, Y =147.3, Sy = 16.9. Dorothy receives an Xscore of 52. What is her predicted Y score if r = o?

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"using the descriptive statistics for the weight of the babies in ounces, suppose a friend of yours has given birth to a 10 pound 3 ounce baby"

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consider the following sample statistics from a population that is aproximatly normal. n=15, s= 7.92,level of confidence is 99 % Calculate the margin of error( round to the nearest hunderth)

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consider the following sample statistics from a population that is aproximatly normal. n=15, s= 7.92,level of confidence is 99 % Calculate the margin of error( round to the nearest hunderth)

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Using the descriptive statistics for the weight of the babies in ounces suppose a friend of yours has given birth to a 10 pound 3 ounce baby. Is this unusual? why or why not?

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in statistics, if they say at least 5, than it means that it's x<5 or x>5?

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Is anyone really good at research statistics?

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what is the 4σ rule of thumb in statistics

mathematical methods for economics
in a class of 300 students,they were given mathematics test in three subjects namely,economics,statistics and mathematics,90 students failed in economics,100 failed in statistics,96 failed in mathematics,60 failed in economics and statistics,64 failed in statistics and ...

Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you describe the use of statistics within your workplace or a company with which you are familiar. Address the following questions in your paper: • How are statistics used in your workplace? • What is one example of descriptive ...

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18 workers at a large assembly plant were asked the time it took to commute to work. The data was analyzed in Minitab and the Descriptive Statistics for the data appears below. Descriptive Statistics: Minutes Variable N Mean Median TrMean StDev SE Mean Minutes 18 30.06 29.50 ...

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In the population of typical college students, _ 5 75 on a statistics final exam _X 5 6.42 . For 25 students who studied statistics using a new technique, X 5 72.1. Using two tails of the sampling distribution and the .05 criterion: (a) What is the critical value? (b) Is this ...

college pre statistics
consider the following sample statistics from a population that is aproximatly normal. n=15, s= 7.92,level of confidence is 99 % Calculate the margin of error( round to the nearest hunderth)

college
describe how statistics can be important and influential in the nursing profession. Provide at least two examples where you have observed statistics to contribute positively to the needs of the customer.

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34. Two students (say A, and B) are challenged to solve a problem in statistics. Suppose that the probability that A will solve the problem is 40%, the probability that B will solve the problem is 55%, and the probability that A or B will solve the problem is 25%. The ...

Statistics
In the following two questions, identify which choices would be considered inferential statistics and which would be considered inferential statistics. 1. of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. a) "42 percent of the people in NYC have O+ ...

Statistics
A confidence interval was used to estimate the proportion of statistics students that are females. A random sample of 72 statistics students generated the following 90% confidence Interval: (.43, .63). based on the interval above, is the population proportion of females equal ...

Statistics
In the following two questions, identify which choices would be considered inferential statistics and which would be considered inferential statistics. 1. of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. a) "42 percent of the people in NYC have O+ ...

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3. You obtain the following regression statistics for the relationship between defect rate and volume at one of your plants. You have a random sample of results from 160 shifts at the plant.

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A random sample of 12 joggers was asked to keep track and report the number of miles they ran last week. The responses are: 5.5 7.2 1.6 22.0 8.7 2.8 5.3 3.4 12.5 18.6 8.3 6.6 Compute the three statistics that measure central location

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A survey was taken in various Statistics classes and the following regression equation was obtained regarding the height and weight of students in the Statistics classes. Regression equation Height = 56.8 + 0.0712 Weight Given the regression equation above, what is the correct...

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Which test do you use to solve this problem One-sample or independent samples t-test? Over the summer I asked my statistics students to report their gender and their level of statistics anxiety. Using a one-tailed test, determine whether females have more statistics anxiety ...

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Which test do you use to solve this problem One-sample or independent samples t-test? Over the summer I asked my statistics students to report their gender and their level of statistics anxiety. Using a one-tailed test, determine whether females have more statistics anxiety ...

environmental science
Please check this: Scientists use statistics to a. graph data b. analyze data c. communicate ideas to each other d. all of the above B ( in my book it says: scientists rely on and use statistics to summarize, characterize, analyze, and compare data. statistics is usually a ...

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A researcher is hired by a company to ascertain the morale of company employees. The company employs over 10,000 employees. The researcher takes a random sample of 237 employees, interviews each sampled employee, and uses the information to project the results to all employees...

English
Mandy interviewed a source who told about how she was illegally treated by the police. Using her information in the speech is an example of: A. facts and statistics. B. narrative. C. testimony. D. hypothetical example. i'm confused between B & C 2. An advantage of using ...

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A random sample of 36 statistics students were asked to add a column of numbers. The amount of time required to compute the sum was recorded for each student. The sample mean time was 54 seconds with a sample standard deviation of 18 seconds. 1. Construct a 95% confidence ...

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There are approximately 27 class days for Applied Statistics this semester. If you miss 3 classes, approximately what percent of the course have you missed?

Statistics
In the following two questions, identify which choices would be considered inferential statistics. 1. of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. a) "42 percent of the people in NYC have O+ blood" Is the statement descriptive statistics or ...

Statistics Psychology
I do not understand how to find the critical values of the test statistics. I also need help understanding how to find the standard error as well. Thank you!

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The average for the statistics exam was 72 and the standard deviation was 4. Kelsey was told by the instructor that she scored 1.85 standard deviations below the mean.

crimmial justice
what do they mean when asked about prison crime statistics. And were can I find statistics about prisons.

why the use of calculators and/or computer programs is good or bad for students taking Business statistics?

Research and Statistics
What factors influence the size of the t-statistics( mean difference, variance, sample size) and which way?

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a. A statistics practitioner randomly sampled 100 observations from a population with a standard deviation of 5 and found that x is 10. Estimate the population mean with 90% confidence.

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Some students might be tempted to overuse statistics to make uo for length in their research essays if they have problems generating sufficient text. How can writers strive for balance when using statistics?

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