Public Administration

Public Administration

MAKING SENSE OF DATA
In the space below provide a data matrix that contains the name of the county, the percentage of residents who have graduated from high school, the percentage who are foreign born, and the percentage living in poverty in 1999. Remember: the point of creating a data matrix is to organize text and numbers so that they can be processed by hand or computer. Hence, be neat! Your table should also include the source of the data and how you have treated any missing data. (Use table 11-1 of the main text as a guideline.)
-‘E,.,.(eircisejl Here are some variables that might arise in political research. For each one, what would be an appropriate measure of central tendency: the mean, the mode, or the median? If more than one seems_ useful, e lain
a. The percentage of the population living in a metropolitan area who live below the poverty line
b. The per capita incomes of the nations of Europe and Africa
c. A four-point scale of attitudes toward immigrants
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