OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - env_regulation

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Pew Research conducted a poll to find whether American adults supportregulation or believe the private market will move the American economytowards renewable energy.


  • statement - There were three possible outcomes for each person: "Regulations necessary", "Private marketplace will ensure", and "Don't know".



The exact statements being selected were: (1) Governmentregulations are necessary to encourage businesses and consumers to rely moreon renewable energy sources. (2) The private marketplace will ensure thatbusinesses and consumers rely more on renewable energy sources, even withoutgovernment regulations.The actual sample size was 1012. However, the original data were not from asimple random sample; after accounting for the design, the equivalent samplesize was about 705, which was what was used for the data set here to keepthings simpler for intro stat analyses.

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