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Data Analysis with R - Second Edition by Tony Fischetti

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Exercises

The following are a few exercises for you to strengthen your grasp of the concepts learned in this chapter:

  • Normally, when there is missing data for a question such as "What is your income?", we strongly suspect an MNAR mechanism, because we live in a dystopia that equates wealth with worth. As a result, the participants with the lowest income may be embarrassed to answer that question. In the relevant section, we assumed that because the question was poorly worded and we could account for whether English was the first language of the participant, the mechanism is MAR. If we were wrong about this reason, and it was really because the lower income participants were reticent to admit their income, what would the missing data mechanism ...

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