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MWSU NUR 314 CH3 QA/Stats
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frequency
how often does someone choose that option? (f) in italics
percentage
number per 100 of a given category, % or P
valid percent
takes into consideration the people who answered, not the people who did not answer
cumulative percent
running total, the percentage of the given score plus all those that were lower. Used for determine the percent of scores that were at or below a given value
grouped frequency distribution
Values that are smaller are sometimes grouped together in a range. Guidelines: 10-20 groups, intervals all the same size, usually an odd interval size
frequency distributions
Can be shown in tables, graphs, bar charts, pie charts, histograms, frequency polygons.
SPSS
Statistical Package for Social Sciences
variable view
for entering names of variables in SPSS such as "name" or "score"
data view
for entering data in SPSS such as the values of the test scores
pathway for Data Analysis using SPSS
Analyze, Descriptive Statistics, Frequencies, Format, Continue, OK
incidence rate
The number of new cases. ex: the number of new cases of a disease in a period of time divided by the population at risk of the disease in a period of time.
Prevalence
The numver of new and old caes. ex: The total number of disease cases at a given time divided by the total population who are at risk of the disease at a given time.
MMWR
Morbidity, Mortality, Weekly Report
Example for pathway for graphing using SPSS
Graphs, Legacy Dialogs, Histogram, Title, Continue, OK
NOIR
Nominal data
Ordinal level
Interval
Ratio
Nominal data
Naming, putting a number to a name. Ex: 1=female, 2=male
Ordinal level
Order or ranking of categories, difference between categories is not equal.
Interval
Data has equal distance between values, measured on a continuum. Desirable because more powerful statistical tests can be used to analyze data that is measured at at least the interval level. Ex: IQ test, exams, temperature F.
Ratio
Like interval except there is a true or meaningful zero point. Ex: number of hours of sleep, number of pills taken
frequency distributions--Nominal level data
bar or pie charts
frequency distributions--ordinal level data
bar, pie and histogram
frequency distributions--interval or ratio level data
frequency polygons or histograms
discrete data
limited number of values, only whole numbers ex: number of children
continuous data
unlimed number of values between two points, number of values between two pts dependent on precision of the tool used. ex: length of a newborn
Healthy People 20/20
National Health Objectives, goal set for 2020.
Missouri Kids Count
Data about where Missouri is relative to Healthy People 20/20 objectives
Which graph is shown with columns separated?
bar graphs
Which graph is shown with columns connected?
histogram
Which graph is shown with a curve?
polygon
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