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Intro to Statistics "How to Lie with Statistics" -Mark Twain
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Descriptive Statistics
Collecting Data, Presenting Data, Characterizing Data
Inferential Statistics
Drawing conclusions and/or making decisions concerning a population based on sample results
Numerical Statistics
Quantitative statistics
Internal Validity
Ensuring sound methods
External Validity
Ensuring good samples and testing being consistent
Sampling
Surveying a portion of a population for information
Sampling without Replacement
Once a subject is tested, it is not tested again
Sampling with Replacement
Subjects may be tested more than once
Sample Frame
A snapshot of a sample (Population->Sample->Sample Frame)
Qualitative Data
Categorical data, not numerical
Quantitative Data
Numerical valued data
Population
A set of all items or individuals of interest
Estimation
Drawing conclusions about a population based on sample data
Hypothesis Testing
Use of sample evidence to test a claim about a population
Sample
A subset of the population
Time Series Data
Ordered data values observed over time (rows in table)
Cross Sectional Data
Data values observed at a fixed point in time (columns in table)
Nominal Data
Variables that are "named" (classified into one or more qualitative categories that describe the population)
Ordinal Data
Variables that have an inherent order to the relationship among the different categories (usually in classifications,i.e. pain level, measured in Likert scale)
Ratio Data
Variables where there are equal intervals between values, the zero point is relevant, and the numerical relationships between numbers are meaningful. (i.e. weight, pulse rate, MPH)
Continuous Data
Quantitative or numerical variables that are measured in each individual data set.
Continuous variables can theoretically take on an infinite number of values.
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