Uses of Statistical Information Paper

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Uses of statistical information paper HCS 438 Jennifer Scott December 6, 2010 Pam Bennett Uses of statistical information paper When working with uses of statistical information there is as few topics individuals and organizations need to know and these are how are statistics used in the workplace, what is one example of descriptive statistics used in the workplace and what is one example of inferential statistics used in the workplace. Plus how is data at each of the four levels of measurement used in the workplace? If the workplace does not use all four levels, describe how such data could be used. What are the advantages of accurate interpretation of statistical information to improve decisions making in the…show more content…
The ones between basic conditioning factors and the concepts of health-promoting self-care behaviors, self-care agency (Donna Callaghan, 2005). Now how some of this analyst is determining all of this? The way analyst are determine organizations use different statistics and one of them are descriptive statistics this is used to describe the data of basic features in a study. This describes what is going on in the data and is used to present quantitative descriptions in a manageable from (M.K. William, 2006). For example take college students and there is two ways this can happen, take college students and go by the year they are in college, listing the number or percent of males and females. Then the raw scores are grouped into categories according to ranges of values. For example the GPA according to the letter grade range or group income into four or five ranges of income values (M.K. William, 2006). Another statistics is determined is by using inferential statistics this is used when organizations are trying to reach conclusions that extend beyond the immediate data alone (M.K. William, 2006). This also concentrates on experimental and quasi-experimental research that designs or in a program outcome evaluation (M.K. William, 2006). For example use inferential statistics to help make judgments of the probability which an observed difference between
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