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Biostatistics 6

In a research study examining the distribution of household income in a small town, the data appears to be negatively skewed. Which of the following statements accurately describes negative skew?

  • A) Negative skew is a measure of data spread.
  • B) The majority of households have income below the mean.
  • C) The majority of households have income above the mean.
  • D) The majority of households have income close to the mean.
  • E) The mean, median, and mode are all equal.

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Dr. Ted O'Connell

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Dr. Ted O'Connell

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