In 1994 (the most recent year asked), the General Social Survey asked, “During the last year, did anyone take something from you by using force—such as a stickup, mugging, or threat?” Of 1223 subjects, 31 answered yes and 1192 answered no.
a. Find the point estimate of the proportion of the population who were victims.
b. Find the standard error of this estimate.
c. Find the margin of error for a 95% confidence interval.
d. Construct the 95% confidence interval for the population proportion. Can you conclude that fewer than 10% of all adults in the United States were victims?

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