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Unformatted text preview: related injury or death. Although I think this is a good way of attempting to filter out the rotten eggs, I find two problems with this hypothesis. First, just because someone scores high (or low) on regression variables, doesnt necessarily mean they will be the cause. There are too many external factors that can contribute to accidents. A person, who may score low on the variable, may make one bad decision and cause an injury or death. Life is too random. Second, if a person scores high on these factors, what is the next step? Are we not allowed to let these people into bars or have a drivers license? There is not much you can do to prevent alcohol-related injuries until after they have happened....
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course SOC 265 taught by Professor Rodneycoates during the Spring '12 term at Miami University.
- Spring '12