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Could someone explain this differently? The title of the graph is the association of obesity and potential risk factors if at all relevant (it cut off).Screenshot (420).png
(edited 6 months ago)
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Original post by charlotte05x
Could someone explain this differently? The title of the graph is the association of obesity and potential risk factors if at all relevant (it cut off).Screenshot (420).png


So basically the graph isn showing the amount of males and females in each group but the proportion/ratio. for example in the whole population there could be much more females than males and although there is a lower ratio of females to males in the graph there could still be more females.
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Original post by B7861
So basically the graph isn showing the amount of males and females in each group but the proportion/ratio. for example in the whole population there could be much more females than males and although there is a lower ratio of females to males in the graph there could still be more females.

oh okay, so we don't know for sure if there's more males or females? i'm confused because it says the quintile is 1/5 of the test population so doesn't that mean that we have the same number of males/females? and if the ratio for males is higher then doesn't that mean there's more males and less females?
Original post by charlotte05x
oh okay, so we don't know for sure if there's more males or females? i'm confused because it says the quintile is 1/5 of the test population so doesn't that mean that we have the same number of males/females? and if the ratio for males is higher then doesn't that mean there's more males and less females?

we arent told anything about the tea population, for all we know in the test population there could be 1000000 females ad 5 men. so what im getting at it doesnt explicitly say how many males and females there are. dont overthink.. trust me
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Original post by B7861
we arent told anything about the tea population, for all we know in the test population there could be 1000000 females ad 5 men. so what im getting at it doesnt explicitly say how many males and females there are. dont overthink.. trust me


okay thanks:smile: so essentially we can't conclude and it could be either way, there could be more females or there could be less
(edited 6 months ago)
yes
Original post by charlotte05x
okay thanks:smile: so essentially we can't conclude and it could be either way, there could be more females or there could be less
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Original post by B7861
yes


Screenshot (429).pngokay thankyou :smile: but i'm confused because in this previous question it says there's the same number of individuals (in the explanation)
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Original post by charlotte05x
Screenshot (429).pngokay thankyou :smile: but i'm confused because in this previous question it says there's the same number of individuals (in the explanation)


But it does not tell you what gender those individuals are.....
Reply 9
Original post by GANFYD
But it does not tell you what gender those individuals are.....


you're right, sorry i'm overthinking it lol. thank you again :smile:

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