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Get Full Access to Elementary Statistics - 12 Edition - Chapter 4.3 - Problem 27bsc
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# Survey Refusals. In Exercise, refer to the following table

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Problem 27BSC

Problem 27BSC

Survey Refusals. In Exercise, refer to the following table summarizing results from a study of people who refused to answer survey questions (based on data from “I Hear You Knocking but You Can’t Come In,” by Fitzgerald and Fuller, Sociological Methods and Research, Vol. 11, No. 1). In each case, assume that one of the subjects is randomly selected.

 Age 18–21 22–29 30–39 40–49 50–59 60 and over Responded 73 255 245 136 138 202 Refused 11 20 33 16 27 49

Survey Refusals What is the probability that the selected person refused to answer? Does that probability value suggest that refusals are a problem for pollsters? Why or why not?

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