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# QuizCh5 - diabetes mellitus(IDDM Suppose the distribution...

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Math 350 – Quiz Chapter 5 – Continuous Distributions Printed Name: Calculators are allowed on this quiz. ..neighbors are not ! Show work for credit. 1 Suppose that cholesterol follows a normal distribution. Since it is related to age and sex, some investigators express it in terms of z -scores. Suppose a person is regarded as having high cholesterol if z > 2 . 0 and borderline cholesterol if 1 . 5 < z < 2 . 0. A 2 pts What percentage of people have high cholesterol? ............................................................................................................................ B 2 pts What percentage of people have borderline cholesterol? 2 A number of clinical characteristics were ascertained in a large group of subjects with insulin-dependent
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Unformatted text preview: diabetes mellitus (IDDM). Suppose the distribution of percentage of ideal body weight in this group of patients is normal with mean 110% (on average, people in this group are a little bit overweight) and standard deviation of 13%. A 3 pts What percentage of subjects with IDDM are above their ideal body weight, i.e, above 100% ideal body weight? ............................................................................................................................ B 3 pts What percentage of subjects with IDDM have normal body weight, i.e. within 10% of ideal body weight? Dr. Emmert Summer 2011 I of I Points Earned of 10...
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