Exercise 11 and 16 Essay

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Workbook Exercises11 & 16
Grand Canyon University

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Complete Exercises 11 and 16 in Statistics for Health Care Research: A Practical Workbook, and submit as directed by the instructor (e.g., as a Microsoft Word document in the LoudCloud classroom).
In order to receive full credit on calculated answers, please show your work. (Use Word's equation editors, etc., and/or provide a short written description as to how you obtained the final result.)
Exercise 11 (4 points per question) 1. What demographic variables were measured at least at the interval level of measurement?
Age, Income, Length of labor, Return to work, and Number of hours working per week. 2. What statistics were used to describe the length of labor in
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6. What was the marital status mode for the subjects in the experimental and control groups? Provide both the frequency and percentage for the marital status mode for both groups.
The mode for both the experimental and control groups is married with 25 and 78.1% of the experimental group being married and 31 and 86.1% of the control group being married. 7. Could a median be determined for the education data? If so, what would the median be for education for the experimental and the control groups? Provide a rationale for your answer.
For the education data, I must say to calculate the median, from high school to college graduate, the median would be the some college portion since it would be the middle. The median for the experimental group would be 11 and 34.4% and for the control group it would be 15 and 41.7%. 8. Can the findings from this study be generalized to Black women? Provide a rationale for your answer.
No, because the mode in this study shows to be White women. There is only 1 Black woman in the experimental group and none in the control group, therefore statistically, it could not be generalized to Black women. 9. If there were 32 subjects in the experimental group and 36 subjects in the control group, why is the income data only reported for 30 subjects in the experimental group and 34 subjects in the control group?
Because of missing data,

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