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correlation coefficient would be negative for males, and would also be negative for females.
Question 6 of 7Points: 10 out of 10What can we say about the relationship between the correlation r and the slope b of the least-squares line for the same set of data?
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Question 7 of 7Points: 10 out of 10A study was done on the mortality (live vs. die) of two major hospitals: CareBetter and TreatMore. Data were collected over a period of time from fivemajor illnesses and it was found that CareBetter does better overall (i.e., has a smaller percentage of deaths). However, in each of the five illnesses separately, TreatMore does better.Which of the following is correct?
Good job! This is an example of Simpson's Paradox, because there is an association that is seen a particular way for each of several groups separately, but which reverses when the groups are combined. Such reversal typically indicates a lurking variable, which in this case is "illness."
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