For the research methods class I am taking this semester I had to gather some random data and then perform some basic statistical analysis on that data. I had to get answers from 40 people, so I used the fastest method i new of to gather that data...mass emails on facebook. It worked really well! Thank you everyone who sent me their info! I figured I would share some of the useless statistics and information i gathered from that study.
First off, these were the questions...
1- What year are you in school?
(younger than college, freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, grad, other)
2-Which do you like better?
(Hamburgers, hot dogs, don’t like either, like both the same)
3- What is your age?
4- How many siblings do you have?
5- I was supposed to ask gender as well, but I didn't really have to ask to know
So it turns out that out of the 40 people sampled
-17.5% of people prefer hot dogs (7/40)
-62.5% of people prefer hamburgers (25/40)
-10% don't like either (4/40)
-10% like them both the same (4/40)
-out of the people who prefer hot dogs, only one was a girl. I found that a little funny.
also, the number of siblings ranged from 1 to 14 (way to skew the numbers Kelsi!) with the average being 3.63 siblings.
There were 13 boys and 27 girls who participated. Ages ranged from 16 to 34.
(I guess that data is very telling of how old most of the people that I associate with are)
McKay wants to go to bed now, so I guess that is the end of the useless statistics. Well maybe they aren't completely useless because they got me a good grade on the assignment. Thanks again everyone who helped!
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