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Unformatted text preview: are randomly selected and then randomly assigned to either the control group (which received a well-established drug) or the treatment group (which received the new drug). The doctors note the percentage of patients whose blood pressure is reduced to a normal level within a year. The results are given below. a. A doctor, Peter, would advise his patients to use the new drug if there is more than 40% chance that the blood pressure can be reduced to the normal level after using the new drug. What is the advice of Peter? Use = 5%. b. Using the data given in the above table, determine whether the new drug is more effective than the older drug in reducing high blood pressure. Use = 10%. c. What is the p-value of the test in (b)?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/01/2010 for the course ISOM ISOM111 taught by Professor Anthonychan during the Spring '09 term at HKUST.
- Spring '09