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Earl Babbie Measure of Association

Below is hypothetical data representing the relationship between 2 nominal level variables, race and political party affiliation.

YOU MUST SELECT A MEASURE OF ASSOCIATION (Lamda) appropriate for examining the relationship AND COMPUTE IT SHOWING YOUR CALCULATIONS & INTERPRETING THE RESULTS!!!!!

RACE

White Black Other Total

PARTY: Republican 70 35 10 115
Democrat 20 50 40 110
Independent 10 15 50 75
Total 100 100 100 300

1) Which MEASURE OF ASSOCIATION DID YOU SELECT & WHY?
2) What is the CALCULATED VALUE of this statistic? SHOW YOUR CALCULATIONS
3) INTERPRET THIS VALUE

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Earl Babbie Measure of Association is investigated.

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