Preliminaries, Topic #1

What is your name:

1. Write a sentence describing what the word 'statistics' means to you:

2. What is your Gender (male/female):

3. Which of the following best describes your political views: Liberal, Moderate, or Conservative:

4. Should the United States retain or abolish the penny as a coin of currency?

5. On a scale of 1 to 10, rate your opinion of the value of statistics in society:

6. Count the number of letters in each word you wrote in response to question #1 (do not count spaces):

7. Name an area of medicine in which you suppose women physicians often to choose to specialize and an area which women physicians seldom choose to specialize:

8. Take a guess as to the percentage of physicians who are women:

9. Which of the following pairs of sports are the most hazardous to its participants?
Bicycle riding and football
Soccer and ice hockey
Swimming and skateboarding