Method: Chi Square Test

Methods: Contingency Table, Chi Square Test,
Topics: Education,
Datafile Name: Education by age
Abstract:

The dataset contains frequency counts that may be used to construct a two-way table of educational attainment by age. Students may be asked to calculate row and column totals and percents. These results may be used to answer questions such as "which age category has the highest percentage of...

Methods: Contingency Table, Chi Square Test,
Topics: Health,
Datafile Name: Fiber
Abstract:

A manufacturer was considering marketing crackers high in a certain kind of edible fiber as a dieting aid. Dieters would consume some crackers before a meal, filling their stomachs so that they would feel less hungry and eat less. A laboratory studied whether people would in fact eat less in this...

Methods: Chi Square Test, Transformation, Confidence Interval,
Topics: Consumer, Economics,
Datafile Name: Montanac Outlook Poll
Abstract:

The data contain the outcomes for two items in the Montana Economic Outlook Poll conducted in May 1992, with accompanying demographics for 209 out of 418 poll respondents. The items are whether the respondent feels his/her financial status is worse, the same, or better than a year ago, and whethe...

Methods: Chi Square Test, Contingency Table,
Topics: Education, Psychology,
Datafile Name: Popular Kids
Abstract:

The subjects, students in grades 4-6 in selected schools in Michigan, were asked the following question:

1. What would you most like to do at school?

A. Make good grades.

B. Be good at sports.

C. Be popular.

Demographic information was also collec...

Methods: Contingency Table, Chi Square Test,
Topics: Education, Psychology,
Datafile Name: Instructor Behavior
Abstract:

A survey of business students at nine colleges in the United States was taken to determine the instructor behaviors that students believe are more likely to contribute to their academic success. The researchers performed a pilot study from 1989-1991 in which 215 undergraduate students enrolled in...

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