The accompanying table shows the results from a test for a certain disease. Find the probability of selecting a subject with a negativenegativetest​ result, given that the subject hashasthe disease. What would be an unfavorable consequence of this​ error?  The individual actually had the disease  YesYesNoNo PositivePositive33033055 NegativeNegative151511951195 The probability is nothing.​(Round to three decimal places as​ needed.)What would be an unfavorable consequence of this​ error?  A.The subject would experience needless stress and additional testing. B.The test would be shown to be not effective. C.The subject would not receive treatment and could spread the disease. D.The test would be shown to be not reliable.

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Asked Feb 21, 2019
The accompanying table shows the results from a test for a certain disease. Find the probability of selecting a subject with a
negativenegative
test result, given that the subject
hashas
the disease. What would be an unfavorable consequence of this error?
 
 
The individual actually had the disease
 
 
YesYes
NoNo
 
PositivePositive
330330
55
 
NegativeNegative
1515
11951195
 
The probability is
nothing.
(Round to three decimal places as needed.)
What would be an unfavorable consequence of this error?
 
 
A.
The subject would experience needless stress and additional testing.
 
B.
The test would be shown to be not effective.
 
C.
The subject would not receive treatment and could spread the disease.
 
D.
The test would be shown to be not reliable.
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In this question It is given that a table which shows the results from a test of a disease.

We have to find the probability that a person result shows negative given that subject has disease.

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Let Person’s result is Negative denoted by N

And Person having Disease is denoted by HD

We have to find the Probability P(N|HD)

Since there are 15 people whose report shows negative and they are having the dis...

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