1. Fill in the empty cells in the following table
Education level
f
p %
Completed High
187 .51 51
School
Completed College 119 .32 32
Completed Graduate
62 .17 17
School
2. Fill in the empty cells in the following table
Income level
F
p
%
<34,999
49
.70
7
Heather M Dillow
WEEK 4 ASSIGNMENT 2.0
Love is a Battlefield
a.
Examine the measures of central tendency and variability on
page 131 of the article. Create a normal distribution curve for each. Is
the data for males skewed or normal? Is the data for femal
a.
Identify the basic research questions in each article as stated by
the authors.
b.
Find an example of a descriptive and an inferential statistic in each
article.
c.
In the article 'Immigrant Job Quality and Mobility in the United
States', select one ta
Employment Status
Employed
Unemployed
Not in labor force
Total
(N)
Mexican (%)
63.2
5.3
31.6
100.1
20,474,000
Puerto Rican (%)
57.2
6.6
36.2
100.0
2,854,000
Cuban (%)
59.1
4.0
36.9
100.0
1,423,000
Table 2.4 displays employment status characteristics for t
Week 3 Assignment 2.0
Age, Ethnicity, and Socioeconomic Patterns in Early Computer Use
a.
Identify a dependent variable and an independent variable in the
article.
A dependent variable included in the article is the development of early
reading skills. An
1. Considering the information provided in Table 1, do a higher
percentage of whites or blacks have 5 or more children?
Table 1
Number of
Children
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8+
Whites
Blacks
903
513
872
531
282
83
51
25
16
151
126
136
105
45
25
18
13
11
Answer: A hi
Week 1 : Assignment 1
The American Journal of Sociology; The American
Sociological Review; the Sociological Quarterly.
a.
What variables were included in the study? For each variable, indicate its
level of measurement and whether it is discrete or continu
Week 1 Assignment 2.0
Going Down? : Race and Downward Occupational Mobility for WhiteCollar Workers in the 1990s.
a.
Identify the basic research question as stated by the author/authors?
The basic research question stated by the authors is:
Does the race
1. Calculate the median of
State
Crime Rate
Persons
New Hampshire
Maine
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
Vermont
the following distribution.
per 1,000
1.93
2.53
2.82
2.97
2.40
Answer: 2.53
2. Calculate the mean for the following distribution.
State
Crime Rate p
Heather Dillow
Week 1 Assignment 1
a. What variables were included in the study? For each variable,
indicate its level of measurement and whether it is discrete or
continuous. Discuss whether and how you might improve on how
some of these variables were m