In a recent General Social Survey, respondents answered the question, “In the past month, about how many hours have you spent praying, meditating, reading religious books, listening to religious broadcasts, etc.?” The responses on this variable were cross-tabulated with the respondent’s gender. The table shows the results.
a. Identify the response variable and the explanatory variable.
b. Find the conditional proportions for categories of the response variable, given gender, and interpret them.
c. Using software, create a side-by-side bar graph that compares males and females on the response variable. Summarize results.
d. What would be a disadvantage of using two pie charts to make this comparison?

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