STAT 300 Written Assignment 1
Winter 2019/20 Term 2
Thursday, February 27th 11:00pm.
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1. (10 marks) The article “Measuring the Exposure of Infants to Tobacco Smoke” (New
Engl. J. of Med., 1984: 1075–1078) reports on a study in which various measurements
were taken both from a random sample of infants who had been exposed to household