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# Data 1 - and feeling the need for more environmental regulation However it should be noticed that the highest response for environmental regulation

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James Westover PSC200 Part I: Variable Level of measurement Dispersion and Central tendency age Interval The mean is 47.21 and standard deviation is 16.962. denom nominal The mode is protestant. hillary Ordinal/interval based on the number of categories The mean is 51.59, the median is 50, and the standard deviation is 30.753. Cohort3 ordinal The median is people born between 1945 and 1965. yob interval The mean is 1952.83 and the standard deviation is 16.989. Partyid3 nominal The mode is independent. Partyid7 Ordinal/Interval based on number of categories The mean is 1.9, the median is 2, and the standard deviation is 2.064. hincome Ordinal/interval based on number of categories The mean is 6.67, the median is 6, and the standard deviation is 3.749. urbrural nominal The mode is suburban. Immigra4 ordinal The median is “keep it the same”. Part II:

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1. There is a reasonably strong association between the feeling warmth towards environmentalist (getting a 4, meaning 60-79, or 5, meaning 80-100, on the second chart)

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Unformatted text preview: and feeling the need for more environmental regulation. However it should be noticed that the highest response for environmental regulation is that it depends on the circumstances which might correspond to the middle of the road feeling on the second chart. 2. These variables are rather different; their distributions are entirely different shapes and exhibit the idea that one can be a “conservative democrat.” Party ID is relatively flat and bimodal. Whereas the liberal conservative scale has a well defined mode and a more Gaussian shape. 3. The mean is 28 and the median is 20 and the distribution is skewed left. The mean is greater than the median because the outliers on the right are dragging the mean to the left. Drive squared is more skewed than drive but the natural log of drive is by far less skewed than both. Driv e Drive Squared Ln Driv e Ske w 4.984 16.511-.544...
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## This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course PHY 235W taught by Professor Cline during the Fall '07 term at Rochester.

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Data 1 - and feeling the need for more environmental regulation However it should be noticed that the highest response for environmental regulation

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