Topic 6_Section 2.5 SP13 relations in categorical data

Whymighthospitalathinkthesecomparisonsare unfair

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Unformatted text preview: ___ given _________, and compare it to the __________ distribution of _________ given___________. 5 Interpret the results Watch for oversimplification of people’s arguments using tables! Example: Which hospital is safer, A or B? – Break down patient outcome (died/survived) for each hospital (surgery patients) – Compare these conditional distributions – Decide Data in two‐way table Start by looking at the Marginal distributions • Hospital Hospital A B Died 63 16 Survived 2037 784 • Outcome 6 Now find and compare the Conditional distributions • For hospital A (surgery patients) –...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2013 for the course STATISTICS 1430 taught by Professor Lirapi during the Spring '10 term at Ohio State.

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