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# Week 1: Basic Statistics Data Used in Everyday Life

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, % hematotcrit, minute respiration, gender, age, ethnicity, among many others. Then classify each of those variables as qualitative vs quantitative as well as nominal, ordinal, interval or ratio and justify your classifications. Finally, explain one type of analysis that could be done with one or both of the variables you selected. Your responses to other students can explain additional analyses that could be done with the variables they selected.

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Running head: STATISTICAL DATA IN HEALTHCARE

Basic Statistical Data Used in Healthcare
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Basic Statistical Data Used in Healthcare
An understanding of the type of data is critical if the values are to be captured in a
consistent manner which in turn guides medical practitioners in making the right decision for the
patient (Hoskin, n.d). Some common variables that are used in the healthcare field are sex and
blood pressure. Sex is categorized as a qualitative data because it des...

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Only issue was the guy's response time which was a bit long, which made me a bit anxious. Reached out to the help desk and they helped me out, turns out the tutors aren't all from US which meant there was a time difference. No issues on the quality.

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