# hmwk10 - PSY 3213-Fall 2003 1 Homework 10(10 points...

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PSY 3213-Fall 2003 1 Homework 10 (10 points) Chi-Square Tests 1. After years of working in the Human Resources Department, Terry notices a possible trend and decides to test it. Terry believes that the likelihood of calling in sick differs depending on day of the work week. Terry tabulates absence figures by day of the week for the past year. Results appear below. Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Absences 60 35 20 40 45 N=200 a. In words, state the null and alternative hypotheses for the study described above (1 point). b. Perform the appropriate Chi-Square test. Be sure to show your work. (2 points). c. Check your calculations using SPSS. Label your answer as appropriate. (1 point) d. Does this data support the employee's hypothesis? Why or why not? (1 point) Using SPSS for the Chi-square Goodness-of-fit test Punch one column of data for Day of the week. Use letters or numbers for the days (e.g., M or 1 for Monday). Choose Analyze from the pull-down menu. Then choose Nonparametric Tests

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## This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course PSY 3213 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of South Florida.

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