The Basic Practice of Statistics 7th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-46414-253-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-46414-253-6

Chapter 4 - Scatterplots and Correlation - Apply Your Knowledge: 4.9b

Answer

The same overall pattern does hold for the two types of counties. The important difference is that there appears to be a lower suicide rate (and a higher homicide rate) for counties where there is no caution.

Work Step by Step

The scatterplot was created in Microsoft Excel. There appears to be a decreased suicide rate and an increased homicide rate for counties with no caution.
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