Statistics: Testing Hypothesis with the t-statistic – #29509

Question: A study was completed that examined the relationship between coffee consumption and level of stress for a group of 50 undergraduates. The correlation was .373, and it was a two-tailed test, done at the .01 level of significance. First, is the correlation significant? Second, what’s wrong with the following statement? “As a result of the data collected in this study and our rigorous analyses, we have concluded that if you drink less coffee, you will experience less stress.”


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