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Descriptives NUMBER OF HOURS USUALLY WORK A WEEK N Mean Std. Deviation Std. Error 95% Interval Lower Confidence Mean Upper Minimum Maximum MARRIED 19 39.84 14.021 3.217 33.08 46.60 15 70 WIDOWED 1 18.00 . . . . 18 18 DIVORCED 7 36.43 9.880 3.734 27.29 45.57 20 45 SEPARATED 3 47.67 2.517 1.453 41.42 53.92 45 50 NEVER MARRIED 10 37.50 11.208 3.544 29.48 45.52 20 60 TOTAL 40 38.70 12.416 1.963 34.73 42.67 15 70 ANOVA NUMBER OF HOURS USUALLY WORK A WEEK Sum of Squares df Mean Square F Sig. BETWEEN GROUPS 744.993 4 186.248 1.238 .313 1

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WITHIN GROUPS 5257.407 35 150.497 TOTAL 6012.400 39 RQ: Does marital status (IV) affect the number of hours an individual works per week (DV)? Ho: There is no difference in marital status and number of hours worked per week. Ha: At least one mean is different than the others. Research Design: A quasi-experimental research design would be the best fit for this research question. In a quasi-experimental design the researcher is interested in the independent variable that cannot be randomly assigned. In this case, the independent variable is “marital status,” a variable that cannot be randomly assigned. (Handley, Lyles, etc., 2018).
• Summer '17
• Statistics, Lyles, Handley, quasi-experimental research design

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