Interpretation of the t-Test

Part 1
Use the 2015 “Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System Dataset” and conduct a two-sample t-test to
determine if weight (in kg) differs by sex. Submit the SPSS output for the t-test.
Part 2
Create an 8-10 slide PowerPoint presentation to discuss the findings for the t-test. The last slide must be the
Include the following:

  1. Identify which of three t-tests was selected and explain why this is the best statistical test and whether the
    assumptions were met.
  2. What are the null and alternative hypotheses?
  3. What is the decision rule?
  4. What is the test statistic and p-value?
  5. Interpretation of the t-test results (What was done? What was found? What does it mean? What suggestions
    are there for the creation of a health promotion intervention?).
    General Requirements
    APA style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
    This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar
    with the expectations for successful completion.

Sample Solution