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StatisticsEssentials Of StatisticsSOC At. St. Winnefred Hospital, the number of males and females in various job categories are as follows: Job Males Females Totals Doctor 83 15 98 Nurse 62 116 178 Orderly 151 12 163 Lab technician 32 30 62 Administrator 12 1 13 Clerk 72 141 213 Totals 412 315 727 Read each question carefully before constructing the fraction and solving for the answer. ( HINT: Be sure you place the proper number in the denominator of each fraction. For example, some problems use the total number of males or females as the denominator, whereas others use the total number of subjects. ) a. What percentage of nurses are male? b. What proportion of orderlies are female? c. For doctors, what is the ratio of males to females? d. What percentage of the total staff are males? e. What is the ratio of males to females for the entire sample? f. What proportion of the clerks are male? g. What percentage of the sample are administrators? h. What is the ratio of female lab technicians? i. What is the ratio of female lab technicians to male lab technicians? j. What proportion of the males are clerks?BuyFind*arrow_forward*

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*SOC* At. St. Winnefred Hospital, the number of males and females in various job categories are as follows:

Job |
Males |
Females |
Totals |

Doctor | 83 | 15 | 98 |

Nurse | 62 | 116 | 178 |

Orderly | 151 | 12 | 163 |

Lab technician | 32 | 30 | 62 |

Administrator | 12 | 1 | 13 |

Clerk | 72 | 141 | 213 |

Totals | 412 | 315 | 727 |

Read each question carefully before constructing the fraction and solving for the answer. (*HINT: Be sure you place the proper number in the denominator of each fraction. For example, some problems use the total number of males or females as the denominator, whereas others use the total number of subjects.*)

a. What percentage of nurses are male?

b. What proportion of orderlies are female?

c. For doctors, what is the ratio of males to females?

d. What percentage of the total staff are males?

e. What is the ratio of males to females for the entire sample?

f. What proportion of the clerks are male?

g. What percentage of the sample are administrators?

h. What is the ratio of female lab technicians?

i. What is the ratio of female lab technicians to male lab technicians?

j. What proportion of the males are clerks?

Expert Solution

To determine

**a)**

**To find:**

The percentage of nurses is male.

**Formula:**

Percentage: % =

Where,

*f* = frequency, or the number of cases in a specific category.

*N* = the number of cases in all categories.

The frequency of male nurses is f = 62

Expert Solution

To determine

**b)**

**To find:**

The proportion of orderlies is female.

Expert Solution

To determine

**c)**

**To find:**

The ratio of male doctors to female doctors.

Expert Solution

To determine

**d)**

**To find:**

The percentage of total male staffs.

Expert Solution

To determine

**e)**

**To find:**

The ratio of total males to total females.

Expert Solution

To determine

**f)**

**To find:**

The proportion of male clerks.

Expert Solution

To determine

**g)**

**To find:**

The percentage of administrator.

Expert Solution

To determine

**h)**

**To find:**

The ratio of nurses to doctors.

Expert Solution

To determine

**i)**

**To find:**

The ratio of female lab technicians to male lab technicians.

Expert Solution

To determine

**j)**

**To find:**

The proportion of male who are clerks.

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