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 - Chapter 4 Exercises: 4.34b

Answer

R would not change if the relative risks decreased by .25. The correlation tells us that women who tend to drink have a greater relative risk of cancer.

Work Step by Step

The mean would fall; however, the standard deviation would remain the same.
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