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StatisticsEssentials of Statistics for the Behavioral SciencesAlthough the phenomenon is not well understood, it appears that people born during the winter months are slightly more likely to develop schizophrenia than people born at other times (Bradbury & Miller, 1985). The following hypothetical data represent a sample of 50 individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia and a sample of 100 people with no psychotic diagnosis. Each individual is also classified according to the season in which he or she was born. Do the data indicate a significant relationship between schizophrenia and the season of birth? Test at the .05 level of significance. Season of Birth Summer Fall Winter Spring No Disorder 26 24 22 28 100 Schizophrenia 9 11 18 12 50 35 35 40 40BuyFind*arrow_forward*

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Chapter 15, Problem 22P

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Although the phenomenon is not well understood, it appears that people born during the winter months are slightly more likely to develop schizophrenia than people born at other times (Bradbury & Miller, 1985). The following hypothetical data represent a sample of 50 individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia and a sample of 100 people with no psychotic diagnosis. Each individual is also classified according to the season in which he or she was born. Do the data indicate a significant relationship between schizophrenia and the season of birth? Test at the .05 level of significance.

Season of Birth | |||||

Summer | Fall | Winter | Spring | ||

No Disorder | 26 | 24 | 22 | 28 | 100 |

Schizophrenia | 9 | 11 | 18 | 12 | 50 |

35 | 35 | 40 | 40 |

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