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Hypothesis testing with one sample
Testing a Claim About a Standard Deviation or Variance

Systolic Blood Pressure for Women: Systolic blood pressure results from contraction of the heart. Based on past results from the National Health Survey, it is claimed that women have systolic blood pressures with a mean and standard deviation of 130.7 and 23.4, respectively. Use the systolic blood pressures of women listed in the below Data Set to test the claim that the sample comes from a population with a standard deviation of 23.4.

Health Exam Results: Female SBP
104
99
102
114
94
101
108
104
123
93
89
112
107
116
181
98
100
127
107
116
97
155
106
110
105
118
133
113
113
107
95
108
114
104
125
124
92
119
93
106

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One-Sample Z: C1

Test of mu = 130.7 vs not = 130.7
The assumed standard deviation = 23.4

Variable N Mean StDev SE Mean ...

#### Solution Summary

Hypothesis testing for standard deviation with one sample on Minitab is analyzed.

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