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Please Help W/ Statistics Project

I am gathering data for my project in statistics and I was hoping that the good men and women of T-Nation would help me out and keep me from having to ask 200 people these questions individually. I appreciate your time if you are able to complete the survey.
Thank you.

Topic: Are people who avoid cigarettes and alcohol healthier?

  1. How many cigarettes do you smoke a week?

  2. How many alcoholic beverages do you consume a week?

  3. How many times a year do you visit the doctor?

  4. How many times a month do you miss work or school due to an illness ?

  5. On a scale from 1-10 how happy are you (1 being depressed, 10 being ecstatic)

  6. How old are you?

  7. What is your highest level of education completed? (High school, Undergraduate, Graduate, Advanced)

  8. Amount of hours of physical activity a day?

  9. Marital Status? (single, married, boyfriend/girlfriend)

  10. What is your eye color? (Green, Blue, Brown, Black)

Once again I thank you for your time.
P.S. I need 200 of these total!

  1. 0
  2. 0
  3. 2-3
  4. 0
  5. 9
  6. 18
  7. High School
  8. 2
  9. Single
  10. Blue

I hope this helps!

As I’m sure you know, this survey will have voluntary response bias.

  1. None
  2. 6-12
  3. I haven’t seen the doctor in close to 4 years
  4. 0
  5. 8
  6. Like 30
  7. Some college
  8. 6
  9. Part-time lover
  10. brown

Did you forget to ask gender? (I’m female)

1 0
2 0
3 0-1
4 0
5 9
6 49
7 undergrad
8 2 hrs
9 married
10 hazel

  1. 0
  2. 0
  3. 1
  4. 0
  5. 10
  6. 28
  7. Master’s Degree
  8. 2-3
  9. Single
  10. Brown
  1. 0
  2. 0
    3)1-2
  3. 0
    5)5
    6)20
  4. high school
    8)1-2.5
    9)single
    10)brown
  1. 0

  2. 0

  3. 0

  4. 0

  5. 10

  6. 16

  7. High school

  8. 2

  9. Girlfriend

  10. Brown

  1. How many cigarettes do you smoke a week? 0

  2. How many alcoholic beverages do you consume a week? 0

  3. How many times a year do you visit the doctor? 1

  4. How many times a month do you miss work or school due to an illness ? <1

  5. On a scale from 1-10 how happy are you (1 being depressed, 10 being ecstatic)8

  6. How old are you? 19

  7. What is your highest level of education completed? (High school, Undergraduate, Graduate, Advanced) HS/in college

  8. Amount of hours of physical activity a day? 2

  9. Marital Status? (single, married, boyfriend/girlfriend) “it’s complicated?” lol — girlfriend

  10. What is your eye color? (Green, Blue, Brown, Black) blue

good luck!

[quote]Flow wrote:
As I’m sure you know, this survey will have voluntary response bias.[/quote]

As I’m also sure the OP knows, he’s choosing from a biased sample to begin with, since he’s asking these questions on a forum with a population that is presumably more health conscious than the average person.

Thank you guys who have given a response to far. I do know that this sample is will be definitely more health biased, but I only intend on using about 50 from this site. The other people who I will ask live in the dorms (obviously high drinkers), students/ teachers at school. Thanks for the comment, constructive critisicm always appreciated.

  1. 0
  2. 2
  3. 2
  4. 0
  5. 9
  6. 27
  7. MSc
  8. 2.5
  9. Boyfriend
  10. Green

You probably already know this, but be sure to point out that your sampling method is non-random and therefore biased.

Or you could get really clever and use the background as one of the compoounding influential factors - i.e. if you have T-Nation members (i.e. those exposed to health awareness etc), dorm kids, urban population, rural population etc you could run an ANOVA to check are those infuential factors too?

Good luck with the project :wink:

  1. 0
  2. 0
  3. 1-2
  4. 0
  5. 9
  6. 19
  7. High School (In college)
  8. 2-3
  9. Boyfriend
  10. Blue

Man I hated stats…good luck! interesting to see others answers.

1)0
2)0
3)2
4)rare…2???
5)7
6)24
7)undergraduate
8)1-1.5 hrs
9)single
10)blue

Black eyes would be different…

  1. 0
    2)10 - 15 (I am a heavy drinker)
  2. 2
  3. 0
  4. 4.3
  5. 18
  6. High School
  7. 1hr
  8. Single
    B Brown (really interesting colour)

1.) 0
2.) 0
3.) 1
4.) 0
5.) 9
6.) 19
7.) High school (currently junior in undergrad)
8.) Two hrs
9.) Single
10.) Brown