You are interested in examining whether arrest for domestic violence deters subsequent incidents. You draw a sample of 7 male abusers who have been arrested for a recent domestic violence incident. By way of a police record search, you determine the number of complaints to the police made by the suspect’s partner prior to the current arrest. One year post-arrest, you conduct a similar search. Use a 5% significance level to test the hypothesis that arrest deters assault.
Person: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Pre-arrest complaints: 6 4 1 2 3 4 5
Post-arrest complaints: 4 3 1 0 1 2 6
The question belongs to Statistics and it discusses about hypothesis testing on arrest on domestic violence deters subsequent incidents.
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