This is adapted from subsection 232 of a agresti 2002

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Unformatted text preview: his is adapted from Subsection 2.3.2 of A. Agresti (2002), Categorical Data Analysis, 2nd ed., Wiley, pp. 48-51. In a 1991 study by Radelet and Pierce of the effect of race on death-penalty sentences, the following table was obtained tabulating the death-penalty sentences (Death) and non-death-penalty sentences (No death) in murder convictions in the state of Florida. Defendant's race Caucasian African-American Death 53 15 No death 430 176 Percent death 11.0 7.9 From this table, we see Caucasian defendants received the death penalty more often than AfricanAmerican defendants. Now,...
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