Comparing BMI The body mass indices (BMI) of a sample of males have a mean of 26.601 and a standard deviation of 5.359. The body mass indices of a sample of females have a mean of 28.441 and a standard deviation of 7.394 (based on Data Set 1). When considered among members of the same gender, who has the relatively larger BMI: a male with a BMI of 28.00 or a female with a BMI of 29.00? Why?

Answer

Step 1 of 3</p>

Z-Score for males

x=28, Mean=26.601, SD=5.359

Z=

=

=0.261

Step 2 of 3</p>

Z-Score for females

x=29, Mean=28.441, SD=7.394

Z=

=

=0.0756