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Prenatal care Results of a 1996 American Medical

Stats: Data and Models | 4th Edition | ISBN: 9780321986498 | Authors: Richard D. De Veaux, Paul F. Velleman, David E. Bock ISBN: 9780321986498 70

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Problem 13E

Problem 13E

Prenatal care Results of a 1996 American Medical Association report about the infant mortality rate for twins carried for the full term of a normal pregnancy are shown on the next page, broken down by the level of prenatal care the mother had received.

Full-Term Pregnancies, Level of Prenatal Care

Infant Mortality Rate Among Twins (deaths per thousand live births)

Intensive

5.4

Adequate

3.9

Inadequate

6.1

Overall

5.1

a) Is the overall rate the average of the other three rates? Should it be? Explain.

b) Do these results indicate that adequate prenatal care is important for pregnant women? Explain.

c) Do these results suggest that a woman pregnant with twins should be wary of seeking too much medical care? Explain.

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David Ajudua Unemployment­ Labor Force is all who is employed or actively seeking work Unemployment­ when a worker is not currently employed or is searching for a job without success Unemployment Rate­ the percentage of the labor force that is unemployed ­We measure the unemployment in the economy by the unemployment rate ­Being unemployed is hard for households and people ­too much unemployment means society is missing out on benefits from work ­some unemployment is necessary and normal Types of Unemployment Structural unemployment­unemployment caused by changes in the industrial makeup of the economy (is a necessary part of economic growth) Frictional Unemployment­time delays in matching available jobs and workers (people don’t always take first job of

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Textbook: Stats: Data and Models
Edition: 4
Author: Richard D. De Veaux, Paul F. Velleman, David E. Bock
ISBN: 9780321986498

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