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Week 1 Discussion: Basic Statistics Data Used in Everyday Life
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Read/review the following resources for this activity:
OpenStax Textbook: Chapter 1
Lesson 1 Reading
Minimum of 1 scholarly source
In your reference for this assignment, be sure to include both your text/class materials AND your outside reading(s).
Initial Post Instructions
Present two different types of data, or variables, used in the health field. Examples could be blood pressure, temperature, pH, pain rating scales, pulse oximetry, % hematocrit, minute respiration, gender, age, ethnicity, etc.
Classify each of your variables as qualitative or quantitative and explain why they fall into the category that you chose.
Also, classify each of the variables as to their level of measurement–nominal, ordinal, interval or ratio–and justify your classifications.
Which type of sampling could you use to gather your data? (stratified, cluster, systematic, and convenience sampling)
APA format for in-text citations and list of references
This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:
Hello Class,Welcome to Week 1! You may begin posting on July 5, 2022 for credit. This week we will be discussing how basic statistics data is used in everyday life. Along with your textbook reading for the week, here are two additional readings to consider regarding variables and measurement scales:https://keydifferences.com/difference-between-qual… to use an outside resource in the main post, which is encouraged to be submitted on or before Wednesday. Don’t forget to look over the discussion rubric as a reference when you are writing your discussion posts. If you have any questions, please post in the Q&A forum or email me. Let’s get started!