Hypothesis Testing Paper Gun Violence - 1 Hypothesis Testing Paper Gun Violence PSY\/315 2 Gun violence along with gun control are known to be very

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1Hypothesis Testing Paper: Gun ViolencePSY/315
2Gun violence along with gun control are known to be very controversial issues that many citizens in the United States face. For some, owning a gun can provide some sense of safety and protection, but for others, the thought of owning guns is absurd, and beliefs stand as if there are less guns and gun ownership overall, there will be less violence pertaining to them. In the UnitedStates alone, there is about 300 million citizens that own some type of firearm within their own homes. Since our country has democracy, we as Americans are allowed to “bear arms,” according to the 2ndamendment that is written within the Constitution of the United States. Although this may be even slightly considered fundamental, some people are alerted because of the high injury and death rates that are associated with guns. Having more analysis into the subject of gun violence, it can be shown that gun violence affects many people, but can be most often associated and classified between various races and ages. Gun violence is a public health concern, due to the issues of death and injury that go along with it. In this paper, I will describe gun violence, hypothesize why gun violence is so bad, and show statistics to prove the hypothesis either as a null hypothesis or provide an alternate hypothesis (Ultica, 2015). HypothesisGun violence differs from race, age and location, but households that own guns are more likelyto become violent.Gun violence in the United States provide some patterns that can be associated with races. A study that is provided by the U.S. CDC, or the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention, states that Africa American citizens have more tendency to be shot by another citizen, and that Caucasian citizens have more of a tendency to not be shot by other Caucasian

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