Government 301 Assignment # 2

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Question #1. A: Research: Are females more likely to vote Democratic or Republican?

B: Directional Hypothesis: Females are more likely to vote Democratic.

C: Unit of Analysis: Individual level

D: Dependent Variable: Party vote

E: Independent variable: Gender

Question #2. 1.Interval

2. Ratio

3. Nominal

4. Ordinal

5. Interval

6. Interval

Question # 3. Hypothesis 1:

· Unit of Analysis: State-level

· The Dependent Variable: Voter turn out rate

· Independent Variable: The percentage of high school graduates

Hypothesis 2:

· Unit of analysis: Individual level

· The Independent Variable: Married Voters

· The Dependent Variable: More likely to vote Republican.

Question # 4. The research design that would be used is a cross-sectional design,

which includes:

Single point in time, survey research is a common example, and lack of pretest. Also non-experimental designs can be used to determine the population of females in different regions of the country.

Hypothesis: To categorize the number of female voter turnouts from each region.

· Unit of analysis: Individual and or regional level

· The independent variable: female voters

· The dependent variable: party voters

· The control variable: To determine the region of the country in which to study the population of females.

Question #5.

A. Cross-sectional

B. Time Series

C. Case Study

D. Panel Study Design

Question #6.

For the mean, median, and mode see attached pages.

Using the States.sav dataset, I am going to analyze the results of the following:

1. Out of 50 states the average abortion per 1,000 women are 18.06 per state. The mean is appropriate for ratio and interval-levels. When one sums all the case's individual values on a variable, and divides by the number of cases, and then one can arrive at the variable's mean value.

2. Out of...