PISA Observation

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Observation 1: Income inequality and median household income influence student-reading scores for both males and females. There was only a small percent disparity found between genders across the 34 OECD countries. I hypothesize that income inequality and median household income help predict reading scores for both males and females. A multiple regression analysis was used to predict if median household income and income inequality predict male scores. The independent variables used in the regression analysis were income inequality and median household income for the year 2012. The male reading performance mean scores for PISA were chosen as the dependent variable. Figure 1.1 The results of the multiple regression analysis showed

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