Brit S.

asked • 09/09/19

Determine whether the results appear to have statstical significance, and also determine whether the results appear to have practical significance.

In a study of a gender selection method used to increase the likelihood of a baby being born a​ girl,

2017 users of the method gave birth to 986 boys and 1031 girls. There is about a 16​% chance of getting that many girls if the method had no effect.

Because there is a 16% chance of getting that many girls by chance, the method ______ . _____ couples would likely use a procedure that raises the likelihood of a girl from the approximately 50% rate expected by chance the ___% produced by this method. (Round to the nearest integer as needed).

So this method_________.

1 Expert Answer


Michael S. answered • 09/10/19

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