Survey of doctors involved in malpractice suits in last 3 years
January 19th, 2023
An insurance company wants to know the proportion of medical doctors in New York involved in at least one malpractice suit in the last three years. They survey a random sample of 200 medical doctors in New York.
a. What is the population?
b. What is the sample?
c. Could the insurance company generalize and say that this sample is representative of all medical doctors in rural areas of the country? Why or why not? Explain your answer.