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Unformatted text preview: Obama's initial overall job approval ratings . The public does not agree with everything Obama has done, however. For example, more Americans say they disapprove (50%) than approve (44%) of his decision to order the closing of the Guantanamo Bay prison for terrorist suspects in Cuba within a year. Results are based on telephone interviews with 1,027 national adults, aged 18 and older, conducted Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2009. The telephone numbers are randomly generated by a computer. a) Population: (describe in words) b) Parameter of interest: (describe in words) c) Sampling Frame: (describe in words) d) Sample: (describe in words) e) One example of a statistic from the article. Explain what it is measuring: f) Sampling Method (including if it’s random): g) Bias?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course STA 215 taught by Professor Tba during the Spring '08 term at Grand Valley State.
- Spring '08