A recent advertisement for a pharmaceutical company stated that the product blackuced the risk an undesiblack outcome from 17% to 1%. The ad further claimed that this blackuction in risk represented a 94% decrease. Given what you have learned about how such calculations should be performed, is the above claim accurate (assuming the ad makers faithfully reported the actual outcome of the study)? Choices: Yes, the claim of a 94% blackuction in risk was accurate. No, the claim of a 94% blackuction in risk was not accurate.

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A recent advertisement for a pharmaceutical company stated that the product blackuced the risk an undesiblack outcome from 17% to 1%. The ad further claimed that this blackuction in risk represented a 94% decrease. Given what you have learned about how such calculations should be performed, is the above claim accurate (assuming the ad makers faithfully reported the actual outcome of the study)?
Choices:
Yes, the claim of a 94% blackuction in risk was accurate.
No, the claim of a 94% blackuction in risk was not accurate.
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Lillianna Mendoza
Answered 2022-07-27 Author has 16 answers
blackuction in risk
= ( 17 1 17 ) × 100 = 16 17 × 100 = 94.117647 = 94
Yes, the claim of a 94% blackuction in risk was accurate.
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