The risk of injury is higher for males compared to females (57% versus 43%). A hospital emergency room supervisor wishes to determine if the proportions of injuries to males in his hospital are the same for each of four months. He surveys 100 injuries treated in his ER for each month. The results are shown here. At α = 0.05, can he reject the claim that the proportions of injuries for males are equal for each of the four months?
Follow these steps.
a. State the hypotheses and identify the claim.
b. Find the critical value(s).
c. Compute the test value.
d. Make the decision.
e. Summarize the results.
Use the traditional method of hypothesis testing unless otherwise specified.

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