aug1p - EXAM P QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK S. Broverman, 2005...

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EXAM P QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK S. Broverman, 2005 Question 2 - Week of August 1 For a particular disease, it is found that .1% of the population will develop the disease and 2% of the population has a family history of having the disease. A genetic test is devised to predict whether or not the individual will develop the disease. For those with a family history of the disease, 20% of the time the genetic test predicts that the individual will develop the disease and for those with no family history of the disease, 1% of the time the genetic test predicts that the individual will develop the disease. The genetic test is not perfect, and individuals are followed to determine whether or not they actually develop the disease. It is found that for those who have a family history of the disease and for whom the genetic test predicts the disease will develop, 80% actually develop the disease. It is also found that for those who have a family history of the
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2010 for the course STATISTICS 50 taught by Professor Diaz during the Spring '10 term at California State University , Monterey Bay.

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