1San Jose State University School of Social Work ScWk 242 Spring 2008 Lab Exercise #2b: Independent t test (AKA Independent Samples t test) Answer Key Research ScenarioThe County Board of Supervisors in County “A” is considering eliminating funding for a program that provides Individualized Medication Supportto individuals with chronic mental illness. The majority of the Board argues that a Group Medication Supportprogram also being implemented in the County is equally effective and less expensive to operate. You are a County social worker working in the Individualized Medication Support program and you suspect that this program is more effective in reducing the number of emergency psychiatric hospitalizations experienced by clients in the program. Given the high cost of emergency psychiatric hospitalizations, you suspect that it is more cost-effective to maintain the Individualized Medication Support program than to eliminate it. You decide to examine administrative data from the county hospitals to compare the annual number of emergency psychiatric hospitalizations experienced by clients in the
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