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Nonparametric methods: chi-square

13. The director of advertising for the Carolina Sun Times, the largest newspaper in the Carolinas, is studying the relationship between the type of community in which a subscriber resides and the section of the newspaper he or she reads first. For a sample of readers, she collected the following sample information.

National
News Sports Comics
City 170 124 90
Suburb 120 112 100
Rural 130 90 88

At the .05 significance level, can we conclude there is a relationship between the type of community where the person resides and the section of the paper read first?

Solution Summary

Nonparametric chi-squared tests are used to determine relationships between the type of community where a person resides and the section of the paper they read first. The null hypothesis test is used in order to determine if the hypothesis made should be rejected or accepted based on the chi-squared tests.

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