SAXENA discussion 10

SAXENA discussion 10 - Winter 2012 Chapter 10 Discussion...

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Winter 2012 Chapter 10 Discussion Assignment Name: Sadhvi Saxena Section: 0103 Paired vs. Unpaired Studies For the examples below, decide whether the study should be run as a paired study or an unpaired study. 1pt each 1. You want to look at the impact of 2 drugs in lower a person’s cholesterol and you have twins available to use in the experiment. Paired study Unpaired study 2. You want to look at the impact of 2 drugs to control a certain hormone in rats and have a colony of genetically similar rats to use in your study Paired study Unpaired study 3. You want to study how 2 different strains of soybean grow in a field that has areas of high soil moisture and areas of low soil moisture but you don’t want to quantify the effect of soil moisture. Paired study Unpaired study 4. You want to look at how people respond to a new medication and have absolutely no idea what other factors might influence drug response before the start of the study. Paired study Unpaired study Data analysis – 2 sample t-test 5. You hypothesize that men will have a larger hand span than women. Hand span is the maximum distance between thumb and little finger when a hand is spread out on a flat surface. As a discussion group, measure the hand span of all the men in the class and the hand span of
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course BIOM 301 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at Maryland.

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