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The Bureau of Transportation Statistics Omnibus Household Survey is conducted annually and serves as an information source for the U.S. Department of Transportation. In one part of the survey the person being interviewed was asked to respond to the following statement: “Drivers of motor vehicles should be allowed to talk on a hand-held cell phone while driving." Possible responses were strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, and strongly disagree. Forty-four respondents said that they strongly agree with this statement. 130 said that they somewhat agree. 165 said they somewhat disagree, and 741 said they strongly disagree with this statement (Bureau of Transportation website. August 2010). a. Do the responses for this statement provide categorical or quantitative data? b. Would it make more sense to use averages or percentages as a summary of the responses for this statement? c. What percentage of respondents strongly agree with allowing drivers of motor vehicles to talk on a hand-held cell phone while driving? d. Do the results indicate general support for or against allowing drivers of motor vehicles to talk on a hand-held cell phone while driving?

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David R. Anderson + 4 others
Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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12th Edition
David R. Anderson + 4 others
Publisher: South-Western College Pub
ISBN: 9781285846323

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The Bureau of Transportation Statistics Omnibus Household Survey is conducted annually and serves as an information source for the U.S. Department of Transportation. In one part of the survey the person being interviewed was asked to respond to the following statement: “Drivers of motor vehicles should be allowed to talk on a hand-held cell phone while driving." Possible responses were strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, and strongly disagree. Forty-four respondents said that they strongly agree with this statement. 130 said that they somewhat agree. 165 said they somewhat disagree, and 741 said they strongly disagree with this statement (Bureau of Transportation website. August 2010).

  1. a. Do the responses for this statement provide categorical or quantitative data?
  2. b. Would it make more sense to use averages or percentages as a summary of the responses for this statement?
  3. c. What percentage of respondents strongly agree with allowing drivers of motor vehicles to talk on a hand-held cell phone while driving?
  4. d. Do the results indicate general support for or against allowing drivers of motor vehicles to talk on a hand-held cell phone while driving?

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