Hlt 362v week 3 discussion question 1 & 2

HLT 362V Applied Statistics for Health Care Professionals – Grand Canyon

 

HLT 362V Week 3 Discussion Question 1: 

Suppose you hear an “old-timer” say, “Why, in my day, kids were much more respectful and didn’t cause as much trouble as they do nowadays!” Formulate a hypothesis related to this statement that you could test. How would you test it?

 

HLT 362V Week 3 Discussion Question 2: 

 

Researchers routinely choose an α-level of 0.05 for testing their hypotheses. What are some experiments for which you might want a lower α -level (e.g. 0.01)? What are some situations in which you might accept a higher level (e.g. 0.1)?