A large sample of men, aged 48, was studies for 18 years. For unmarried men, approx. 70% were alive at age 65. For married men, 90% were alive at age 65. Decide which part of the study represents the descriptive branch of statistics. What conclusions might be drawn from the study using inferential statistics? (1.1)
Descriptive statistics involves statements such as "For unmarried me, approx. 70% were alive at age 65" and "For married men, 90% were alive at 65." A possible inference drawn from the study is that being married is associated w/ a longer life for men.