# Fictitious Statistical Study

Feb 3rd, 2012
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For this activity you will undertake an analysis based on a self-designed fictitious study that utilizes statistical methodologies. You will first develop a fictitious problem to examine - it can be anything. For example, maybe you want to look at whether scores on a standardized college placement test (like the SAT) are related to the level of income a person makes 10 years after college; Or, whether those who participate in a Leadership Training program rated as better managers compared to those who do not; Or, whether ones political affiliation is related to gender. These are just a few examples; be creative and think about what piques your interest. You might also address a problem that you may want to look at in future research for a dissertation. You will use either EXCEL or SPSS to conduct the analysis. Your analysis report should include the following components: 1. Describe your research study. 2. State a hypothesis. 3. List and explain the variables you would collect in this

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Fictitious Statistical StudyStatistics ITable of Contents Introduction ????????????????????????????.. 4Fictitious Statistical Study ???????????????????????. 5Hypothesis ?????????????????????????????. 6Method ??????????????????????????????.. 6Participants ?????????????????????????... 6Results ??????????????????????????????.. 6Discussion ?????????????????????????????. 7Conclusion ????????????????????????????? 8References ????????????????????????????.. 10List of Tables ???????????????????????????. 11Table 1 Participants survey of IQ, GPA and Annual Income ??????11Table 2 Descriptive Statistics ?????????????????? 12Table 3 Correlations between IQ and Income ???????????... 13Table 3 Correlations between GPA and Income ??????????.. 13Table 4 ANOVA and Coefficients ???????????????? 14List of Figures ???????????????????????????15Figure 1 Histogram showing a normality distribution of income variable ... 15Figure 2 Graph showing relationship between IQ and Income ????? 16Figure 3 Graph showing relationship between GPA and Income ???? 17Introduction Statistics is the study of application of procedures to collect, scrutinize and delineate the observed data. Contemporary statistical procedures also extend to the design and analysis of experiments and surveys, the assessment of biological, social and scientific events and the utilization of statistical dictums to comprehend the world around us and make sound decisions on ho

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