Descriptive Statistics Essay

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Abstract The research of this paper examines the dangers that arise when cell phones are used at the same time as operating a motor vehicle. The paper will explore the following question of why this is a problem and why the research is important. The variables investigated are the use of cell phones while driving and the accidents and fatalities caused from the distraction. Data of the accidents and fatalities caused by drivers distracted by their cells phones is stated to research and further explores the age group and gender of the people involved into the accidents to uncover patterns. Possible outcomes of the implementation of laws prohibiting cell phone use while driving are discussed as well as the sampling measures used to survey and research the variables. Descriptive Statistics Paper Texting while driving can be equivalent to drinking and driving, cause a fatal accident and is unsafe for the driver because they are not paying attention to the road. Research indicates that despite the risks little laws in the state of Arizona exist leading to the conclusion that this is a dangerous problem. The overwhelming data describes the details of the dangers involved when people use their cell phones while driving answers the question of why this research is so important. The variables explored are the 1) people who use their cell phones while driving and 2) accidents/fatalities that result from a person distracted by their cell phone. To explore these variables the measurements of age and gender were used in a stratified sampling method to determine who is more likely to get into an automobile accident while driving. Describe Research Problem Driving is a privilege and gives you a certain amount of freedom, but comes with an enormous amount of responsibility for yourself and other drivers on the road. Extensive research shows the dangers of

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