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The Influence of Race, Education, and Income level on a Person’s Body Weight
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The Influence of Race, Education, and Income level on a Person’s Body Weight
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Institutional Affiliation

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SCHOLAR PRACTITIONER

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List of Figures.............................................................................................................................................. 3
List of Tables ............................................................................................................................................... 3
1.0 Background ........................................................................................................................................... 4
1.1 Research Question ............................................................................................................................ 4
1.2 Research Topic Statement ................................................................................................................ 5
1.2.1 The Selected Dataset and the Rationale used selecting the Research topic .......................... 5
2.0 Research methodology .......................................................................................................................... 6
2. 1The Study Parameter ........................................................................................................................ 6
2.1.1 The Study population................................................................................................................. 6
2.1.2The Sample Size and Sample Size calculation .......................................................................... 7
2.1.3 Sample Size Calculation ............................................................................................................ 7
2.2 Project Study Design......................................................................................................................... 8
2.3 Data Analysis Plan ............................................................................................................................ 9
2.3.1 The Analysis Plan Methodology ............................................................................................... 9
2.4 Data Analysis Assumptions ............................................................................................................ 11
2.5 Data Analysis Tests ......................................................................................................................... 12
2.6 Data variables .................................................................................................................................. 12
2.7 Statistical Model .............................................................................................................................. 12
2.7.1 Statistical Test .......................................................................................................................... 12
2.8 Result Presentation ......................................................................................................................... 13
3.0 Results and Interpretation ................................................................................................................. 14
3.1 Descriptive Statistic ........................................................................................................................ 14
3.2 Descriptive Analysis ........................................................................................................................ 15
3.2.1 Rationale for Choosing the Descriptive Statistics ................................................................. 15
3.3 Using Inferential Statistics ............................................................................................................. 16
3.3.1 Inferential Analysis .................................................................................................................. 17
3.3.2 Rationale for Choosing the Selected Statistics....................................................................... 18
3.4 Results Analysis............................................................................................................................... 18
4.0 Discussion............................................................................................................................................. 26
5.0 Recommendations and Conclusion.................................................................................................... 26
5.1 Recommendations ........................................................................................................................... 26
5.2 Conclusion ....................................................................................................................................... 26
Reference List ............................................................................................................................................. 28

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List of Figures
Figure 1: Sex of the Respondent (N 14726) ............................................................................................... 19
Figure 2: The Race of the Participants (N 14726) ...................................................................................... 19
Figure 3: Education Level of the Respondents (N 14726) .......................................................................... 20
Figure 4: Weight of the Respondent's by Gender (N 14726) ...................................................................... 22
Figure 5: Mean Income per Hour (N 14726) .............................................................................................. 22

List of Tables
Table 1: Proportion of Race by Gender (N 14726) ..................................................................................... 20
Table 2: Level of Education by Gender (N 14726)..................................................................................... 21
Table 3: Coefficients (N 14726) ................................................................................................................. 23
Table 4: ANOVA (N 14726) ...................................................................................................................... 24

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The Influence of Race, Education, and Income level on a Person’s Body Weight

1.0 Background
Over the past few decades, some research indicates that body weight can be influenced
by income, education, sex, and race. Nonetheless, it is unclear whether a person's body weight is
dependent on the level of education attainment. Worth to note, there has been an escalating rate
of increased body weight in the United States resulting to researchers engaging in surveys to
determine whether body weight is dependent on income sex, race, or education attainment.
Apparently, race and gender and the prevalence of body weight differ across socio-economic
classes (Cohen, Rehkopf, Deardorff, & Abrams, 2013). Thus, the research in heighten the
understanding of the relationship between body weight and socio-economic status is warranting.
Besides, although the nature of body weight related health issues is similar among all
individuals, the particular degree of risk is linked with a given level of body weight, which may
different depending on sex, race, education, and income (Paeratakul, Lovejoy, Ryan, & Bray,
2002). Moreover, in the United States, the disease burden linked with increased body weight,
such as gall bladder illness, high blood pressure, and osteoarthritis was realized to have occurred
due to increased body weight. Thus, the dissertation aims at investigating the association
between body weight and a person’s income, education attainment, sex, and race.

1.1 Research Question
Is there any association between a person’s body weights in respect to the sex, race, education,
and level of income?
Hypothesis
H0: There is no association between a person's weight with respect to sex, race, education, and
income level.

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H1: There is an association between a person’s weight in respect to sex, race, education, and
income level.

1.2 Research Topic Statement
Noteworthy, the research intends to investigate the influence of race, education, and
income level to a person body weight. In the recent past, Americans body weight has been a
major health issue in the entire America as well as globally. Notably, body mass contributes to
various health complications with past studies revealing that the weight of a person depicts
whether a person suffers obesity, that is, the BMI of an individual exceeding 24.5. Moreover,
body weight is highly promoted by several factors, such as the race of an individual, a person’s
level of education as well as the income level of an individual.
1.2.1 The Selected Dataset and the Rationale used selecting the Research topic
Notably, the data set selected to carry out the research is 11cpstatsdemo53. Besides, the
rationale for selecting the research topic is highly motivated b...

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