Unformatted text preview: 236∗311 = .705 The odds for favoring death penalty is .705 times lower for people who favor gun registration than those who oppose (gun registration). People favoring gun registration are .705 times as likely as those opposing gun registration to favor death penalty. You may use either of the following two measures for the association, if you assigned the explanatory and response distinction: 1. Diﬀerence of Proportion Of (784+236)=1020 people who favor gun registration, there were 784 also favoring death penalty, a proportion of .769; Of (311+66)=377 people who oppose gun registration, there were 311 favoring death penalty, a proportion of .825. The sample diﬀerence of proportions is -.056. That is, there is a slightly bigger proportion (5.6%) of people who favor death penalty among the ones who oppose gun registration than the ones who are in favor (of gun registration). 2. The relative risk is .769/.825=.932 The proportion of favoring death penalty is 93.2% smaller for those who who favor gun registration than for those who oppose (...
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2012 for the course STAT 3241 taught by Professor J.kang during the Spring '12 term at Babson College.
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