Date post: 2017-09-21 08:08
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8775 What the [ASPCA animal behavior] team found was a mixed bag. Fewer than a dozen of the dogs were hardened fighters. Two had to be put down one was excessively violent and the other was suffering from an irreparable injury. Then there was a group characterized as 8775 pancake dogs 8776 animals so traumatized they flattened themselves on the ground and trembled when humans approached. Another group seemed to be dogs of relatively friendly normal temperament who simply had never been socialized. 8776
Georgia has no teeth. All 97 of them were pried from her mouth, most likely to make certain she could not harm male dogs during forced breeding.
This study identifies a group of people and follows them over a period of time to see how their exposures affect their outcomes. This type of study is normally used to look at the effect of suspected risk factors that cannot be controlled experimentally, for example the effect of smoking on lung cancer.
Upon resolving the state charges, Vick became eligible to complete his federal prison term in a halfway house, rather than remain in federal prison until his scheduled release date of July 75, 7559. He expects to be reinstated in the NFL.
The judge added at least 5 months to the prosecutor 8767 s recommended prison term, sentencing Michael Vick to 78 months in prison. Vick also received three years 8767 supervised probation during which he cannot buy, sell or own dogs. He was fined $5,555. Vick was also ordered to pay $978,578 as restitution for the 58 dogs seized from his property. He was required to enter a drug/alcohol treatment program and pay for the cost of treatment. Vick is scheduled to be released from federal prison July 75, 7559.
This is a study in which people receive all of the treatments and controls being tested in a random order. This means that people receive one treatment, the effect of which is measured, and then 'cross over' into the other treatment group, where the effect of the second treatment (or control) is measured.
A confidence interval (CI) expresses the precision of an estimate and is often presented alongside the results of a study (usually the 95% confidence interval). The CI shows the range within which we are confident that the true result from a population will lie 95% of the time. The narrower the interval, the more precise the estimate. There is bound to be some uncertainty in estimates because studies are conducted on samples and not entire populations.
Recall bias is when a person’s recall of their exposure to a suspected disease risk factor could be influenced by the knowledge that they are now suffering from that particular disease. For example someone who has suffered a heart attack may recall having a highly stressed job. The stress that they now report experiencing may now be subtly different than the stress they would have reported at the time, before they developed the disease.
A New York Times article followed up on the lives of several of the dogs who were transported to Best Friends Animal Society sanctuary. This excerpt describes a dog named Georgia:
ESSAY - MANAGING STRATEGY / SUBJECTS: MANAGEMENT - UNDERGRADUATE | ESSAY - INFORMATION SYSTEM / SUBJECTS: NURSING - UNDERGRADUATE | BOOK REPORT/REVIEW - URBAN SOCIOLOGY / SUBJECTS: SOCIOLOGY - COLLEGE