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Describe the strength of the association between seatbelt use and whether one was injured or killed using the odds ratio . Calculate the odds ratio...

 Describe the strength of the association between seatbelt use and whether one was injured or killed using the odds ratio. Calculate the odds ratio and interpret the result.


Wore Seatbelt: Injured or killed

Yes No Total

Yes 2,409 35,383 37,792

No 3,865 27,037 30,902

Total 6,274 62,420 68,694


Yes - 2409/37792 = 0.0637 or 6.37%


No - 3865/30902 = 0.1250 or 12.5%


How would I go about finding the odds ratio formula wise?

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Odds ratio =0.4763 This means that a person who wear seat belt have 0.4763 time... View the full answer

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