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9th Edition

David R. Anderson + 4 others

Publisher: South-Western College Pub

ISBN: 9780357045435

Chapter 1, Problem 12SE

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The Hawaii Visitors Bureau collects data on visitors to Hawaii. The following questions were among 16 asked in a questionnaire handed out to passengers during incoming airline flights.

- This trip to Hawaii is my: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc.
- The primary reason for this trip is: (10 categories, including vacation, convention, honeymoon)
- Where I plan to stay: (11 categories, including hotel, apartment, relatives, camping)
- Total days in Hawaii

- a. What is the population being studied?
- b. Is the use of a questionnaire a good way to reach the population of passengers on incoming airline flights?
- c. Comment on each of the four questions in terms of whether it will provide categorical or quantitative data.

**a.**

To determine

Identify the population in the study.

The given information is about the survey conducted on the visitors of Hawaii. A set of questions were asked to the 16 visitors during the incoming airline flights...

**b.**

To determine

Explain whether the questionnaire is a good way to reach population of passengers on incoming airline flights.

**c.**

To determine

Identify whether each of the question provides categorical data or quantitative data.

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