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The Physicians' Health Study randomly assigned 22,071 healthy male physicians at least 40 years old to take either an aspirin every other day or a placebo pill every other day. Of the 11024 physicians who took aspirin regularly for 5 years, 8 had a fatal heart attack and 137 had a nonfatal heart attack. Of the 11047 who took the placebo, 31 suffered a fatal heart attack and 219 had a nonfatal heart attack. Please use 4 decimal places to answer the questions below.

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The Physicians' Health Study randomly assigned 22 , 071 healthy male physicians at least 40 years old to take
either an aspirin every other day or a placebo pill every other day . Of the 1 1024 physicians who took aspirin
regularly for 5 years , & had a fatal heart attack and 137 had a nonfatal heart attack . Of the 11047 who took the
placebo , 31 suffered a fatal heart attack and 219 had a nonfatal heart attack . Please use 4 decimal places to
answer the questions below .*
( a ) What is the proportion of physicians who suffered a fatal heart attack in the :"
aspirin group ?
placebo group ?"
( b ) Calculate the relative risk of a fatal heart attack for physicians taking aspirin compared with those taking a
placebo ( do not use the rounded values from part ( a ) to do your calculations . Use the original proportions in your
calculation . Remember , give your answer to 4 decimal places . ) .
( C ) What is the proportion of physicians who suffered a nonfatal heart attack in the :"
aspirin group ?
placebo group ?
(d) Calculate the relative risk of a nonfatal heart attack , for physicians taking aspirin compared with those taking a
placebo ( do not use rounded values in your calculation and give your answer to 4 decimal places )*
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A study compared the smoking habits of African- American , Asian- American , Hispanic- American , and non - Hispanic
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etc . ) . The authors were interested in determining whether the four groups differed with respect to the amount
smoked per day .

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