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1) You also collect a measure of the patient’s sedation provided by the sexual assault nurse examiner. It is on a 5-point scale: 0 for no sedation, 1 for mild sedation, 2 for moderate sedation, 3 for heavy sedation, and 5 for unable to arouse. What level of measurement is this?

2)  Your study includes all individuals who arrive in the three emergency rooms with a diagnosis of sexual assault over a 1-month period. This is what type of sample? You conduct the study with an alpha of 0.05, and your test statistic has a p-value of 0.02. What do you conclude?

3) 1) If your p-value is 0.03, is the conclusion clinically significant? 2) As the primary investigator in this study, you realize your results may be utilized in a courtroom setting, and you do not want to make a type one error. Would you prefer an alpha of 0.05, 0.10, or 0.01?

4) 1) If a variable is measured as eligible to vote and not eligible to vote, what level of measurement is this variable? 2) If you randomly select 250 individuals who are on a voter registration list and 72 report they will vote for an independent candidate, what percentage is planning to vote for an independent candidate?

5) 1) What type of sampling method is this? Is it probability or nonprobability sampling? 2) What is the median age in this sample? 3) What age range would include 95% of the subjects in your sample?

6) 1) Your sample is normally distributed with an average total cholesterol of 211 and a standard deviation of 7. In what range would you expect the total cholesterol to be for 68% of your sample? 2) What is the independent variable in this study?

7) 1) What type of sample is this? Is it a probability or nonprobability sample? 2) You are interested in how race may affect total cholesterol. Your study classifies race in the categories described above. What level of measurement is this variable? 3) What is your dependent variable?

8) You conduct a well-designed study involving a random sample. Your analysis shows this sample is normally distributed and representative of the population; however, the mean age in the sample is 29.4 years, and the mean age in the population is 30 years. What is this type of difference called, and what is the likely cause of the difference? Should the researcher be concerned?

9) You would like to know the average wait time of adult patients seen in federally funded health clinics in the United States. You randomly select 100 clinics and then collect the wait time for 100 randomly selected patient visits. What type of sample is this? Is it a probability or nonprobability sample?

10)  A researcher examining drinking patterns in his county distributes his survey at a bar on the first Friday of three consecutive months. What type of sample is this? Is it a probability or nonprobability sample?