HLT-362V: Applied Statistics Health Care Lecture – DQs


Please make sure that you give a COMPLETE response to all DQs asked, IN YOUR OWN WORDS (minimum 200, excluding citations), along with proper CITATIONS. If any of these are missing, you will not get full points for DQs.

Your follow up posts should be at least 100 words, and MUST be in your own words.

Textbook: Grove, S. K. (2007). Statistics for health care research: A practical workbook. Edinburgh: Elsevier Saunders.

Topic 1 DQ 1:

How can graphics and/or statistics be used to misrepresent data? Where have you seen this done?

Topic 1 DQ 2:

What are the characteristics of a population for which it would be appropriate to use mean/median/mode? When would the characteristics of a population make them inappropriate to use?

Topic 2 DQ1:

Explain each sampling technique discussed in the “Visual Learner: Statistics” in your own words, and give examples of when each technique would be appropriate.

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