Years ago, the source of – and cure for – Pellagra, a devastating skin disease, were considered controversial. Reputable medical researchers around the country were very anxious to find a cure quickly before any more people had to suffer. One group of reputable researchers suggested that the disease was caused by a lack of vitamins in people’s diets (r = -.801, p = .000). A larger group of reputable researchers concluded that the rampant contamination of rat-infested alleys caused the dreaded disease (r = .309, p = .40. Based on the data from the two studies, what initial course of action would you advise for the treatment of Pellagra?
Question 9 options:
- Start giving their patients more fruits and vegetables.
- Advise the city to start cleaning up the alleys and allocate money for pest control.
- A and B
- The data is inconclusive.