HW7_su2010 - Sociology 210 Summer 2010 Assignment 7 * due...

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Sociology 210 Summer 2010 Assignment 7 *** due Monday, August 16 at 10:10am *** 1. Is wine good for your heart? There is some evidence that drinking moderate amounts of wine helps prevent heart attacks. The table below gives data on yearly wine consumption (liters of alcohol from drinking wine, per person) and yearly deaths from heart disease (deaths per 100,000 people) in 12 developed nations (Source: The New York Times , December 28, 1994). Country Alcohol from Wine Heart Disease Death Rate Country Alcohol from Wine Heart Disease Death Rate Australia 2.5 211 New Zealand 1.9 266 Belgium 2.9 131 Spain 6.5 86 Canada 2.4 191 Sweden 1.6 207 Denmark 2.9 220 United Kingdom 1.3 285 Italy 7.9 107 USA 1.2 199 Netherlands 1.8 167 West Germany 2.7 172 You may use computer software such as Excel to do the calculations for this problem if you wish, but you must show all intermediate calculations and indicate how the calculations were performed. (In other words, you should show all the same work as if
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HW7_su2010 - Sociology 210 Summer 2010 Assignment 7 * due...

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