HCS 445 Statistics for Health Sciences

Sep 10th, 2014
Health & Medical
Price: $10 USD

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Week 3 -Assignment

Data Analysis: Group Differences

Review the instructions for your Final Paper in Week Five the course.  For
this week’s assignment, utilize the following
Excel data, which contains B.M.I., F.B.S., gender, and clinic
information for a group of children ages 10-14, to complete items two and three
of your Final Paper.   


  • Assess how B.M.I. varies by gender.  Use the tab
         “B.M.I. of Boys and Girls”.  These are the same study subjects
         described in the “All Variables” tab, but the data on gender and B.M.I. is
         set up in a way that will facilitate running the statistical analysis to
         assess whether there is a difference between the B.M.I. of boys and
         girls.  What test will you use?  What does the test reveal?

  • Analyze F.B.S. by clinic.  There are three clinics
         (A, B, C) and data is ready for your analysis in the “F.B.S. by Clinic”
         tab.  What statistical analysis is most appropriate?  Why? 
         What do the results indicate?

  • Your paper should be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the

  • Ashford Writing Center.  It must be a minimum of two pages and include

  • graphs, tables, and outputs that are clearly titled and explained.  This

  • assignment will be used as part of your Final Paper, it is expected that any

  • feedback provided by your instructor regarding this assignment will be incorporated

  • into your Final Paper submission.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that
will be used to evaluate your assignment.

for week 3 assignment.xlsx

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