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Applied Statistics for Health Care Professionals
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This introductory course on statistical concepts emphasizes applications to health care professions. The course is designed to prepare students to interpret and evaluate statistics and statistical methods used in published research papers and to make decisions about the appropriateness of specific statistical methods in a variety of settings. Areas of emphasis include introduction to analysis of variance, regression, and graphical presentation; experimental design; descriptive statistics; sampling methods; and z, t, and chi-square.
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Statistics for Health Care
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Exercise 16

90.0

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Review Exercise 16 in Statistics for
Health Care Research: A Practical
Workbook.
Complete the Study Questions in
Exercise 16. Compare your answers to the Answers to Study Questions.
Complete the Questions to be Graded on pages 121-122 and submit as directed by the instructor.
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.)
Descriptive Statistics Excel Worksheet 40.0
Answer the questions on the
"Descriptive Statistics Excel
Worksheet."
Module 1 DQ 1
5.0
How could graphics and/or statistics be used to misrepresent data? Where have you seen this done?
Module 1 DQ 2
5.0

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What are the characteristics of a population for which a mean/median/mode would be appropriate? Inappropriate?
Participation
Topic 2: Population and Sampling
Distributions

20.0
Duration: 7 days

Description:
Objectives:
1. Use z-scores to describe the location of a score within a distribution and to standardize scores from different populations.
2. Explain basic probability rules and relate them to a frequency distribution through the use of z-scores.
3. Specify how a sampling distribution is

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