I need complete 2-3 pages paper on the following assignment. HALF PAGE LENGTH IS NOT ACCEPTED. Must address the all steps properly.  Must include 3 credible references from required readings and cited in APA.  Must provide 100% original work.




Using the data that you collected for the Module 1 assignment (see here:  ), write a complete 2-3 pages paper and address the following:

1.                   Calculate the mean, median, mode, variance, and standard deviation of the measurements taken in Module 1 assignment. Show your work and be sure to express each value in units.

2.                   Discuss which measure of central tendency you think most accurately describes the variable that you measured. Provide a thorough explanation.

3.                   Describe the spread/distribution of your data. Be sure to describe the variance of distribution and the concept of standard deviation as a measure of dispersion in your response.

4.                   Conduct a scholarly search on the internet to find reported health statistics on the variable that you are measuring. For example, if you are measuring your total daily caloric intake, American Dietetic Association. Identify the source.

In your paper,

·         Provide a proper introduction and conclusion

·         Must include 3 credible sources cited in APA from the provided required readings.

Required Readings:

  • ·         Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2013). Statistical language: Measures of central tendency. Retrieved from http://www.abs.gov.au/websitedbs/a3121120.nsf/home/statistical+language+-+measures+of+central+tendency
  • ·         Cook, A., Netuveli, G., & Sheikh, A. (2004). Chapter 2: Description of a single variable. In Basic skills in statistics: A guide for healthcare professionals (pp.15-26). London, GBR: Class Publishing. eISBN: 9781859591291.
  • ·         McGraw Hill Education. (2016). Chapter 2: Describing data: Frequency distributions and graphic presentation. Retrieved from http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0070880441/40846/Chapter2.pdf
  • ·         Norman, G. R., &Streiner, D. L. (2014). Section the first: The nature of data and statistics: Chapter 2: Looking at the data, Chapter 3: Describing data with numbers, Chapter 4: The normal distribution. In Biostatistics: The bare essentials [4th ed., e-Book]. Shelton, Connecticut: PMPH-USA, Ltd. eISBN-13: 978-1-60795-279-4. Available in the Trident Online Library EBSCO eBook Collection.
  • ·         Stattrek. (2016). What is normal distribution? Accessed from http://stattrek.com/probability-distributions/normal.aspx
  • ·         The Johns Hopkins University and John McGready. (2009). Describing data: Part I, Section D. Visually displaying continuous data: Histograms. Retrieved from http://ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/introbiostats/PDFs/IntroBiostats-sec1d_McGready.pdf
  • ·         The Johns Hopkins University and John McGready. (2009). Describing data: Part II. Section A: The normal distribution. Retrieved from http://ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/IntroBiostats/PDFs/IntroBiostats-sec2a_McGready.pdf
  • ·         The Johns Hopkins University and John McGready. (2009). Estimating confidence intervals for the mean of a population based on a single sample of size n: Some examples. Retrieved from http://ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/IntroBiostats/PDFs/IntroBiostats-sec3c_McGready.pdf
  • ·         The Johns Hopkins University and John McGready. (2009). The theoretical sampling distribution of the sample mean and its estimate based on a single sample. Retrieved from http://ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/IntroBiostats/PDFs/IntroBiostats-sec3b_McGready.pdf
  • ·         The Johns Hopkins University and John McGready. (2009). Continuous data: Numerical summary measures; sample estimates versus population measures. Retrieved from http://ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/IntroBiostats/PDFs/IntroBiostats-sec1c_McGready.pdf

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