Research Question 3: Is there a difference in the likelihood of male and female Cal Poly students to report back problems?

Descriptive Statistics

(h) Which variable (gender or whether or not have back problems) would you more naturally consider the explanatory variable in this context?

(i) Use technology to create a two-way table (with the explanatory variable as the columns), and a segmented bar graph or mosaic plot to compare the distributions of back problems for males and females. Copy the output into your report.

JMP Minitab R Applets

(j) Summarize what you learn.

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