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Topic: binary data, proportions and distributions
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binary data, proportions and distributions
Posted: May 2, 2012 8:28 AM
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If I look at a binary variable, say smoking/no smoking, and for each county
in the world or state in a country, calculate the proportion of adults who
smoke and then plot a frequency histogram of these numbers. Should I expect
the histogram to be from a particular distribution, and if so which?

many thanks


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