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HW 5 questions - ECON 3301001 HEALTH ECONOMICS Spring 2011...

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ECON 3301 001: HEALTH ECONOMICS, Spring 2011 Assignment 5, due 2/10 Are smoke detectors as effective as the public health literature reports? Please submit a scantron form, with one letter filled in corresponding to the answer for each question and no more than two names, at the beginning of the next class. 1. Each observation in the data set corresponds to a different a. Individual observed in the years 1950 and 2003 b. U.S. state observed in the years 1950 and 2003 c. Annual average for the U.S. during 1950 2003 d. None of the above 2. Deaths represented by the DEATH RISK variable correspond to a. Residential fire deaths b. Total fire deaths c. Residential deaths from all causes d. Total deaths from all causes 3. Over the period 1950 2003, the proportion of households with a smoke detector a. Stayed about the same b. Rose steadily from close to zero in 1950 to around 95% in 2003 c. Rose from close to zero in 1970 to around 95% by 1997 d. Rose abruptly in the 1970s from close to zero to around 95%
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