OpenStudy (loser66):

Stats help, please

OpenStudy (loser66):

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OpenStudy (loser66):

1) find the probability of a false +test result

OpenStudy (loser66):

2) who suffer from a false +result? why?

OpenStudy (loser66):

for 2) options: A) The employee would suffer because the person tested would not be suspected of using drugs when in reality he does use drugs. B) The employee would suffer because the person tested would be suspected of using drugs when in reality he doesn't use drug C) The person tested would suffer because he would be suspected of using drug when in reality he does not use drug My answer: A

OpenStudy (mww):

a false positive is when a scan detects a result that should not be present. So if you did not take a drug and it says you did, that is called a false positive. False negative is the other way, when the scan fails to detect a result that should be there. It should be obviously what q2 would be then