HLT-362V Week 2 Workbook Exercise 18

Applied Statistics for Health Care Professionals – Population and Sampling Distributions

Grand Canyon University

Workbook Exercise 18 Questions to be graded

Complete Exercise 18 in Statistics for Health Care Research: A Practical Workbook. In order to receive full credit on calculated answers, please show your work. (Use Word’s equation editor, etc., and/or provide a short written description as to how you obtained the final result

1. Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (-53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round your answer to two decimal places.

2. Which of the following values from Table 1 tells us about variability of the scores in a distribution?

3. Assuming that the distribution for General Health Perceptions is normal, 95% of the female’s scores around the mean were between what values? Round your answer to two decimal places.

4. Assuming that the distribution of scores for Pain is normal, 95% of the men’s scores around the mean were between what two values? Round your answers to two decimal places.

5. Were the body image scores significantly different for women versus men? Provide a rationale for your answer.

6. Assuming that the distribution of Mental Health scores for men is normal, where are 99% of the men’s mental health scores around the mean in this distribution? Round to two decimal places

7. Assuming that the distribution of scores for Physical Functioning in women is normal, where are 99% of the women’s scores around the mean in this distribution? Round your answer to two decimal places.

8. Assuming that the distribution of scores in normal, 99% of HIV-positive body image scores around the mean were between what two values? Round your answer to two decimal places.

9. What are some of the limitations of this study that decrease the potential for generalizing the findings to the target population?

10. Assuming that the distribution of scores for Role Functioning is normal, 99% of the men’s scores around the mean were between what values? Round your answer to two decimal places