Summary of article “What to Expect from a Statistician” This article first makes an overview of statistical consultation. It tells me statistical consultant can help me to solve problems in many areas such as planning studies, measurement and sampling methods. It also shows lots of examples of what kinds of problems which the statistician could be helpful with, and what a statistical consultant could do when they play different roles in research study. For example, as a full collaborator or partner, statistician collaborator need negotiated in each project. To involve a statistical consultant, before data collecting, if a statistical consultant could work with the team from very beginning of the project, this make the statistical consultant could gives advice on the structure building and correction, make decisions on data management and find out the threats, and maximize the utilize of available resources, which help on saving time and effort, avoid errors which might shows up in the very late stages. After that, a statistical consultant can help on analysis methods selection and data legality verify. When finishing the data analysis, the statistical consultant should analyze the data again, by using a preferred method. Then in the end of the overview, the article introduced the requirement to find a statistical consultant who best match yourself. The seconds part introduces many precautions for the first consulting session, which says to make a good discussion and let
Statistical analysis is extremely essential for the data analysis, which mainly is used to for examining the internal relationship among the variables. The statistical analysis includes the data descriptive analysis, hypothesis test, regression analysis and others. The descriptive analysis mainly refers to calculate the mean, median, standard deviation, skew and other indicators. T or Z hypothesis test of means or proportions can be used for examining whether the distribution can be…
Assignment 2: Working with statistical software (SPSS: Statistical
Package for the Social Sciences)
Sociology 2206a 572 Fall 2013
Professor Donna Maynard
Worth 20% of final grade (late penalty 5% of assignment grade per day)
Due Dec.02 at 9:30am (at the beginning of class)
The purpose of this assignment is to introduce you to SPSS. You will be asked to familiarize
yourself with this software by performing…
the consultant hired by the city council of Niagara Falls did not investigate the level of demand for a downtown Niagara Falls campus. It is very important to know the level of demand as it will play a crucial role in the success of campus. If only the campus is able to attract good number of students it will be able to achieve its desired profits and growth. So assessing the potential demand for downtown campus in Niagara Falls is the main problem.
There are two important data with…
work will be done, is set out in steps . The data are collected, and
analyzed (or looked at in detail), and conclusions are reached . This is the
"studious," "critical," and "exhaustive" part of research .
The data for research can be from primary sources, where the researcher observes directly and records events or data . This type of data has many
advantages as to reliability . The researcher knows the kind of effort put
into collecting the data, how the participants in the study were chosen…
Integrated Managed Services, Inc., Part 2. Your team acts as a consultant group that analyzes and interprets this second set of data. The intent is to increase senior management’s understanding of the sources of employee dissatisfaction and to create a model that predicts employee resignation.
Combine your Week Two Learning Team assignment and Week Three findings with Week Five findings and make a recommendation to BIMS.
Use the statistical tables given in the appendices of the textbook and Microsoft®…
channels can aid the process of systems analysis while determining the system
requirements. Some of the must useful information-gathering channels include but are
not limited to documentation, interviews, observation, questionnaires, and statistical
Gathering information via documentation can take many different forms. One form of
gathering information via documentation is to review the history of the current
information systems project or the business problem to be addressed…
population. The idea and reasoning behind these provision and ultimate goal is to improve the health of the population through primary care and this will ultimately improve healthcare costs. The article focuses on studying a health insurance company’s data in understanding the value of outpatient care and if it truly does improve healthcare costs for the employer sponsored plans that were being examined. Through this study, the authors found new causal evidence in the relationship between outpatient…
again to monitor the effects of the new policies. She pioneered the use of
evaluative statistics and saw reforms achieved as a result of her advocacy. This article explores three key
aspects selected from Nightingale’s more than 40 years of applied statistical work: her adaptation of
Quetelet’s methodological foundations, the use of statistics in monitoring public health care systems,
and her pioneering study of maternal mortality in childbirth.
Keywords: statistics; health care; public health
the analysis of data that helps describe, show or summarize data in a meaningful way such that, for example, patterns might emerge from the data. Descriptive statistics do not, however, allow us to make conclusions beyond the data we have analysed or reach conclusions regarding any hypotheses we might have made. They are simply a way to describe our data.
Descriptive statistics are very important because if we simply presented our raw data it would be hard to visulize what the data was showing, especially…
to firsthand experience • Knowledge of and experience with participatory action research practices • Demonstrated commitment, reliability, punctuality • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, internet, email, social networking; familiarity with statistical analysis software such as STATA or SAS would be a plus) • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail • Ability to work collaboratively with other staff • Facility & flexibility in adjusting…