# Hypothesis Testing - Gender and Blood Pressure

Are females more likely to develop high blood pressure than males?

For this research question:

Clearly identify the independent and dependent variables you would study.

Determine whether a one-tail or two-tail test is most appropriate and explain why.

Generate a testable null statistical hypothesis and an alternative statistical hypothesis.

Select an alpha level of .05, .01, or .001 and justify your choice.

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There are no dependent variables here because it is not a regression question - it is a hypothesis testing question. Therefore, ...

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Identifies variables, determines tail type, generates testable hypothesis and chooses alpha level for a test of whether females are more likely to suffer from high blood pressure.

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