Of those women who are diagnosed to have early-stage breast cancer, one-third eventually die of the disease. Suppose a community public health department instituted a screening program to provide for the early detection of breast cancer and to increase the survival rate p of those diagnosed to have the disease. A random sample of 200 women was selected from among those who were periodically screend by the program and who were diagnosed to have the disease. Let x represent the number of those in the sample who survive the disease.
a. If you wish to determine the community screening program has been effective, state the alternative hypothesis that should be tested.
b. State the null hypothesis.
c. If 164 women in the sample of 200 survive the disease, can you conclude that the community screening program was effective? Test using \alphaα=.05 and explain the practical conclusion from your test.
d. Find the p-value for the test and interpret it.