## Quiz 6: First C Level Question |
AZobi |
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A certain disease has a prevalence of one percent in a population. A test for the disease has a false positive rate of .05 and a false negative rate of .08. What is the probability that a randomly selected person has the disease given that the person tests positive for the disease? |

AZobi: March 4, 2015, 2:24 a.m. |
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Can everyone make sure I did this correctly? My answer is (.92)(.01)/[(.92)(.01)+(.05)(.99)] |

ritika: March 4, 2015, 11:22 a.m. |
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I got that too! |

martha2A: March 5, 2015, 8:11 p.m. |
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I got that too :) |

AZobi: March 5, 2015, 8:27 p.m. |
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Great! :) |

weisbart: March 8, 2015, 1:07 p.m. |
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me too! funny, isn't it? the chance is less than $\frac{1}{6}$...not that high... |