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Teaching Elementary Statistics with JMP by Chris Olsen

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Chapter   7

Inference with Qualitative Data

Introduction

Inference for a Single Proportion: Pacific Salmon Migration

Inference for Two Proportions: The Tooth Fairy

The Chi-Square Goodness of Fit: The Supreme Court

The Chi-Square Test of Independence: Race and Longevity in the Nineteenth Century

The Chi-Square Test of Homogeneity of Proportions: Is Golf for the Birds?

What Have We Learned?

References

Introduction

In this chapter, I will round out my discussion of inference, focusing on qualitative (categorical) data. Once again, I will offer a sequence of vignettes for hypothesis testing and confidence intervals. As we work through our examples of inference with categorical data you will see that some of the techniques are slightly different ...

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