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Analysis of the Affects of Socioeconomic Status on Identical and Fraternal Twin’s Average Test Scores November 30, 2010 Emily Prestridge (eprest2) - Section 30 Introduction The data of this study is analyzing if there is a correlation between twin’s test scores and the twin’s parent’s income. One could assume that with a higher level of income, twin’s test scores would be higher. This could be due to the better school system that the wealthier child attends. Then again, another person might assume that a lower level of income would motivate a person to study more, therefore having a higher test score. The question that needs to be answered is whether twin’s test scores are the same or different depending on their parent’s level of income (high, medium, or low). Data The dataset gives information from a study done on twins. The main variables of interest were the average test scores of a pair of 11 th grade twins (avg) in the EBRP area for all public and private schools, and the zygosity of the twins (identical, fraternal). One other variable recorded
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