###### Explain why you would use these techniques. Identify the risk assessment instrument you selected, and justify why it would be applicable to the selected patient
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how much would it cost to do the following:

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

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?

Questions to Be Graded: Exercises 6, 8 and 9

Complete Exercises 6, 8, and 9 in Statistics for Nursing Research: A Workbook for Evidence-Based Practice, and submit as directed by the instructor.

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Questions to Be Graded: Exercise 27

Use MS Word to complete “Questions to be Graded: Exercise 27” in Statistics for Nursing Research: A Workbook for Evidence-Based Practice. Submit your work in SPSS by copying the output and pasting into the Word document. In addition to the SPSS output, please include explanations of the results where appropriate.

Name: _______________________________________________________

Class: _____________________

Date: ___________________________________________________________________________________ 68EXERCISE 6 •

1. What are the frequency and percentage of the COPD patients in the severe airﬂ ow limitation group who are employed in the Eckerblad et al. (2014) study?

2. What percentage of the total sample is retired? What percentage of the total sample is on sick leave?

3. What is the total sample size of this study? What frequency and percentage of the total sample were still employed? Show your calculations and round your answer to the nearest whole percent.

4. What is the total percentage of the sample with a smoking history—either still smoking or former smokers? Is the smoking history for study participants clinically important? Provide a rationale for your answer.

5. What are pack years of smoking? Is there a signiﬁ cant difference between the moderate and severe airﬂ ow limitation groups regarding pack years of smoking? Provide a rationale for your answer.

6. What were the four most common psychological symptoms reported by this sample of patients with COPD? What percentage of these subjects experienced these symptoms? Was there a sig-niﬁ cant difference between the moderate and severe airﬂ ow limitation groups for psychological symptoms?

7. What frequency and percentage of the total sample used short-acting β 2 -agonists? Show your calculations and round to the nearest whole percent.

8. Is there a signiﬁ cant difference between the moderate and severe airﬂ ow limitation groups regarding the use of short-acting β 2 -agonists? Provide a rationale for your answer.

9. Was the percentage of COPD patients with moderate and severe airﬂ ow limitation using short-acting β 2 -agonists what you expected? Provide a rationale with documentation for your answer.

Interpreting Line Graphs EXERCISE 7

1. What is the focus of the example Figure 7-1 in the section introducing the statistical technique of this exercise?

2. In Figure 2 of the Azzolin et al. (2013 , p. 242) study, did the nursing outcome activity tolerance change over the 6 months of home visits (HVs) and telephone calls? Provide a rationale for your answer.

3. State the null hypothesis for the nursing outcome activity tolerance.

4. Was there a signiﬁ cant difference in activity tolerance from the ﬁ rst home visit (HV1) to the fourth home visit (HV4)? Was the null hypothesis accepted or rejected? Provide a rationale for your answer.

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