Dr. Rita Eisele
Exam 1: Chapters 1 - 3
Name: hm“, LIN/t Date: 02(20 [3915
Instructions: Show ALL work or explain yom method.
1. A random sample of 30 states shows the number of low—power FM radio stations for each
1. Geographic region is measured as north-west, southwest, Midwest,
northeast, and southeast. The variable is measured at the
_ level of measurement.
2. While variables can be discrete or continuous, th
examine the bivariate relationship between a respondents religious
affiliation (RELIG recoded- place it in the column) make sure to recode
the variable Religion first
and his or her opinion of homosexuality (HOMOSEX-place it in the row).
Request a CHI-SQU
1. A random sample of five convicts received the follow prison sentences (in years): 3
a. Find the mode. 3 is the most common
b. Find the median. 3 is the middle number
c. Find the mean. the ,mean is 5
2. What are the four different meas
recode the variable AGE into a new variable called AGE2 with categories
- Thirties, and so on.
Be sure to include the new variable labels for the variable AGE2.
Request a frequency chart for AGE2 and answer the following questions:
generate frequency distribution for
CAPPUN, PREMARSX, HOMOSEX, and POSTLIFE.
Answer the following questions:
BELIEF IN LIFE
After reading Chapters 6 & 7 in your textbook and notes posted under the
Modules, please complete:
Construct a CROSSTABULATION with the variables COLLBING and
RELIGION from the BINGE.SAV data file. (I am attaching the data set to
the assignment area).
recode the variable for political party identification (PARTYID) into a
NEW variable that uses the following old values to create the following
1 thru 2 = 1= Democrat
3 thru 5 = 2 = Independent
6 thru 7 = 3 = Republican
8 = 4 = Other
Equations to Use
Median Position = N+1/2
The Median Value is the midpoint between the scores.
Mean = x / N
Standard Deviation =
Z score = x mean / standard deviation
CI = For samples sizes 100, the formula for the CI is:
CI = (the sample mean) + & - Z(s /
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