Fruit Juice May Be Fueling Pudgy Preschoolers, Study Says is the title of an article that appeared in the San Luis Obispo Tribune (February 27, 2005). This article describes a study that found that for 3- and 4-year-olds, drinking something sweet once or twice a day doubled the risk of being seriously overweight one year later. The authors of the study state Total energy may be a confounder if consumption of sweet drinks is a marker for other dietary factors associated with overweight . . . (Pediatrics, November 2005) Give an example of a dietary factor that might be one of the potentially confounding variables the study authors are worried about.

Lecture 1 Nicole Rubenstein August 28, 2017 1 Overview & Introduction Probability Concepts (STAT 3375): ▯ Chapter 2: Basic Probability ▯ Chapter 3: Discrete Probability Distributions ▯ Chapter 4: Continuous Probability Distributions ▯ Chapter 5: Multivariate Probability Distributions ▯ Chapter 6: Transformations of Random Variables Inferential Statistics (STAT 3445): ▯ Chapter 7: Central Limit Theorem ▯ Chapter 8: Estimation ▯ Chapter 9: Evaluating Estimators ▯ Chapter 10: Hypothesis Testing 2 Class Notes From Textbook 2.1-2.2 Objective of Statistics:ke an inference about a population based on information contained in a sample from that population and to provi