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Does marriage hinder the career progression of women to a greater degree than that of men? According to The Journal of Applied Psychology, in a random sample of 795 male managers and 223 female managers from 20 Fortune 500 corporations, 86% of the male managers and 45% of the female managers were married.

-Use a 95% CI to estimate the difference between the proportions of men and women managers who are married.

-Interpret the interval and what is the conclusion in terms of the populations from which the samples were drawn.

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This solution analyzes the given data to arrive at the confidence interval for the difference between two proportions. Step by step solution with formula is given

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