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Probability of Maternity Patients Stay in the Hospital

Hospital records indicated that maternity patients stayed in the hospital for the number of days shown in the following table:

# of days (X) P(X)

1 0.29
2 0.25
3 0.17
4 0.15
5 or more 0.14

Find the probability that the patient stayed
a. exactly 2 days
b. at most 3 days
c. less than 4 days
d. at least 5 days
e. less than 2 days or more than 4 days

Solution Summary

The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of probability for a given distribution . Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.

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