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Unformatted text preview: Aaron Barnett Soc 371 Lindsay BL 1/30/10 Lab two taught me a lot about the variables in this study and how they correlate with each other. First off, our lab contains information about gender in regards to crime. It explains who fears it more. Overall, I gathered that women are much more likely to be afraid of crime than men. There were statistics on how they felt about being robbed, or about their houses getting broken into. It continually showed that women feared these things more than men. Unfortunately, these statistics had P values above .05 or 5% which means that they these findings are not statistically significant because they show that the correlations are mostly by chance. The findings would have to be thrown out. When it comes to race however, the statistics are very reliable. It was shown that whites are less likely to fear crime related activities in general less than non-whites. Whether it comes from being attacked, or house being broken into, whites show much more fear in it happening. from being attacked, or house being broken into, whites show much more fear in it happening....
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  • Spring '10
  • Crutchfield
  • neighbor hoods, Aaron Barnett Soc, crime related activities, Janet L. Lauritsen, highest crime quartile

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