Questions 610 refer to the sample data in the following table (based on data from the Pew Research Center). Randomly selected subjects were asked about the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Assume that we want to use a 0.05 significance level to test the claim that response to the question is independent of gender. In Favor Oppose Don't Know Men 538 167 29 Women 557 186 35 Given that the Pvalue for the hypothesis test is 0.836, what do you conclude?

ST 260 Chapter 5 Note. Part 1 – 2/10/14 Prof. Cali Davis Quick Recall: Quantitative Variables: differences that have meaning to them, such as age, income, height, and weight. Qualitative Variable (OR categorical): putting people or things into classifications. Such as: gender, race, occupation, country, or political affliction. Statistics can be described as “the science of decisionmaking in the face of uncertainty” (An educated guess) So how do we measure uncertainty Using probability: A numerical value or measure of the LIKLIHOOD that a certain outcome or event occurs. P(A)= probability of eventA