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Week 1 Assignment 1. For each of the following (a through d), indicate which is a variable and which is a constant: a. The number of minutes in an hour. b. Systolic blood pressure c. Blood type d. The number of days in a week 2. For each of the following research questions, identify the independent variable and the dependent variable within each case (a through e): a. Does a person’s age affect psychological adjustment following burn injury? b. How do physically handicapped children differ from nonhandicapped children with respect to health concepts? c. Do patients who administer their own pain medication have lower pain ratings than patients whose pain medication is administered by a nurse? d. Does the state a person lives in affect their weight? e. How does a bonnet compare to a stockinette in preventing heat loss in newborns? 3. For each of the variables listed below, indicate which is discrete and which is continuous: a. Number of patients in an ICU ward. b. Length of a chin implant c. HDL cholesterol reading d. Amount of time spent sleeping e. Body temperature measured in Fahrenheit f. Self-esteem as measured on a 10-question scale g. Number of conjoined twins born in a year in a hospital 4. For each of the variables listed below, indicate whether the measure is nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio: a. Degrees, on the Celsius scale b. Student’s class rank c.
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  • Spring '17
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  • Week 1 Assignment, systolic blood pressure, Word document submission, document submission

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