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the survey are different from those who do not participate. Some people could justbe more eager than others to participate and those people are the ones who make up the population, which causes bias. Volunteer bias is a concern for sex researches because people that volunteer to participate in sex research studies have had more sexual experience typically than non-volunteers. Another issue is accuracy of whether the respondents are actually stating things that happened to them and factual information. Another issue is demographic bias where most information available from sex research was made up of middle-class volunteers. College students and middle class workers tend to be overrepresented while minorities are underrepresented which affects the results of the population as a whole. 6.This exercise is designed to help you think about your values. Each statement describes a character. Carefully explain why you do or do not agree with the characters' actions. As this is your opinion, there are no right or wrong answers; nevertheless simple statements like "because I agree with what she is doing" are not adequate. (15 points)1.Tom is a student at a large university. He is a good student and active in charity work. He has never engaged in intercourse, and his roommates tease him about his lack of sexual experience. This chiding upsets Tom, so he has decided he doesn't want to leave college avirgin. He has dated several women, but, so far, has not found a willing sex partner.I do not agree with Tom’s recent change in actions because he has not engaged in sexual activity up until that point but is being peer pressured into having sex. Just because his friends think that it is not cool for him to be a virgin doesn’t mean he has to change his views for his friends. He could’ve just wanted to wait for a special girl but now it is a free for all and just wanting to have sex, which I do not think, is the answer. 2.Suzanne is a first-year law student at a prestigious university. She has dated Sam for two years, and they have a satisfying, monogamous relationship. A few months ago they had intercourse using their typical method of birth control-a condom-and the condom broke. Suzanne became pregnant. After much discussion and careful reflection, Sam and Suzanne decided to terminate the pregnancy.I don’t necessarily agree or disagree with Suzanne’s opinion to terminate the pregnancy. I think they were trying to be responsible by using a condom and birth controlto avoid becoming pregnant. Ultimately it is the couples decision to continue with the pregnancy or not and if they would be able to successfully take care of a child. If they don’t believe they would be able to then I don’t necessarily think abortion is wrong and I don’t think they should be judged for it either.