Biostatistics

Your goal for this Application is to compute the summary statistics for a data set provided. Use SPSS to calculate the summary statistics, including the mean, median, mode, range, quartiles, interquartile range, semi-interquartile range, and the standard deviation.

A worksheet is provided for this Application in the Learning Resources, in the form of a Microsoft Word document. Download the Module 5 Application Assignment Worksheet and paste your output—the summary statistics you calculated—at the end of the document. Then, based on your output, answer the questions on the worksheet, typing your answers directly into the document.

To prepare for this Application, participate in the Discussion area to clarify any questions you may have about the material presented in the textbook, demonstration video, the assigned Study Questions, or the end-of-chapter exercises. Use the Module 5 Step-by-Step guide to help you complete statistical analysis in SPSS.

Complete the Module 5 Application Assignment Worksheet, pasting your summary statistics output at the end of the document. Be sure that your completed worksheet contains your responses to all questions and your SPSS output.

For Module 4 Data Set That’s attached For this module’s Assignments you will be using the same data set from Module 4. Before you reuse the SPSS data set, check that you did not introduce any errors in the data that could affect your results in this module. You may wish to reimport the data from the Excel file if you are concerned that the data have been corrupted.