# SOLUTION: Obesity-According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 31% of men in the United States are obese. If a man was selected at random, determine the odds: a) Aga

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 455574: Obesity-According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 31% of men in the United States are obese. If a man was selected at random, determine the odds: a) Against him being obese = :31 b) In favor of him being obese = 31: Answer by stanbon(60771)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Obesity-According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 31% of men in the United States are obese. If a man was selected at random, determine the odds: a) Against him being obese : odds against = P(not obese)/P(obese) = 0.69/0.31 = 69:31 ---------------------------------------- b) In favor of him being obese = 31: : odds for = P(obese)/P(not obese) = 0.31/0.69 = 31:69 =========================================================== Cheers, Stan H. ==========