State whether the inl'esrigarion in question is an observational study or a designed experiment. Justify your answer in each case.

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State whether the inl'esrigarion in question is an observational study or a designed experiment. Justify your answer in each case. According to a study published in the Journal of the American Public Health Association, left-handed people do not die at an earlier age than right-handed people, contrary to the conclusion of a highly publicized report done 2 years earlier. The investigation involved a 6-year study of 3800 people in East Boston older than age 65. Researchers at Harvard University and the National Institute of Aging found that the "lefties" and "righties" died at exactly the same rate. "There was no difference, period," said Dr. J. Guralnik, an epidemiologist at the institute and one of the coauthors of the report.

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Answered 2021-08-12 Author has 6615 answers
It is a observational study. They researcher only collected data that he had no influence on. It was merely an observation.
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