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Participants from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003–2004, had a mean BMI of 28.3 with a standard deviation of 6.0. Assuming BMI is normally distributed, what proportion of the participants had a BMI measure over 35?

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Z = (score-mean)/SD

Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportion/probability related to the Z score.

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78

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