The primary data source we use is the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), which is an annual study conducted by the Justice Department.
FREE: Our 1-week preview covers study design, measures of central tendency and variability, histograms, boxplots and introduces statistical inference using resampling (the computer equivalent of flipping coins and drawing numbers from a hat).
HOMEWORK: Homework in this course consists of short response exercises; the use of software is required for some exercises.
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This compares with a 44 percent increase in the population as a whole over the same period of time. They would comprise 9 percent of the total population by that year.
50.5%The percentage of Asians, age 25 and older, who have a bachelor's degree or higher level of education. This compares with 10 percent for all Americans 25 and older.