Blood Samples Assignment
February 18th, 2020
Twenty-five blood samples were selected by taking every seventh blood sample from racks holding 187 blood samples from the morning draw at a medical center. The white blood count (WBC) was measured using a Coulter Counter Model S.
The mean WBC was 8.636 with a standard deviation of 3.9265 (a) construct a 90 percent confidence interval for the true mean. (b) What sample size would be needed for and error of ± 1.5 with 90 percent confidence? (Data are from a project by MBA student Wendy Blomquist.)