Statistics: Informed Decisions Using Data (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321757270
ISBN 13: 978-0-32175-727-2

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Assess Your Understanding - Vocabulary and Skill Building: 7

Answer

This is unethical.

Work Step by Step

According to the results in example 3, we are inclined to believe that the flu vaccination shot is beneficial to the seniors (patients). In a designed experiment, the researchers should form two groups and deny the flu shot to one of them. This is unethical, for this puts the group prevented from having the flu shot at risk.
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