The ANOVA table that corresponds to this data is below.
a) State the research question
that this ANOVA answers.
b) Answer your research question using the means in the Data Table and the ANOVA results.
c) Which treatment(s) would you recommend to reduce a fever for this population?
d) What type of tests could you conduct that would allow you to compare each treatment group to the other (2 at a time) without inflating the type I error (α)?
e) Why is it important to make sure you do not increase the type I error?
Group 1 Aspirin mean is 1.26
Group 2 Ibuprofen mean is 1.20
Group 3 acetaminophen mean is 0.25
for the ANOVA table:
Between groups the sum of squares is 3.426, df is 2, Mean squares is 1.713, F is 4.777 and Sig 0.030.
Within groups of sum of squares is 4.303, df is 12, mean squares is 0.359
the total SS is 7.729 and df is 14