7 01192020 quantitative research methods assignemtn 1

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QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS - ASSIGNEMTN 1 A1.4.b. Interpretation of Findings The interpretation of this process helped me to find that by running the statistics program called Descriptives, It allowed me to compute the mean, minimum, and maximum for all the participants or cases on all variables to examine the data. I also found that the syntax or log appeared above the table and it is useful for checking what I requested to do and for running or rerunning advanced statistics. Figure 4: Descriptive Statistics A1.5, Application Problem, Preparing Descriptive Statistics I a. Compute the N, minimum, maximum, and mean for all the variables in the college student data file. Figure 5 Outputs shows the N, minimum, maximum, and the mean for all variables in the college student data. b. How many students have complete data? The answer is 47 c. Identify any statistics on the output that are not meaningful. Explain your opinions. 8 01/19/2020
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e. What about the average height of the same sex parent? The answer is 66.7800
f. What percentage of students are male? The answer is 1.48
g. What percentage have children? The answer is .52.
Figure 5: Outputs 1 9 01/19/2020
QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS - ASSIGNEMTN 1 References Leech, N., Barrett, K. C. Morgan, G. A. (2005). SPSS for Intermediate Statistics; Use and Interpretation . Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.: Mahwah, NJ. Morgan, G. A., Leech, N., Gloeckner, G., Barrett, K. C. (2013). IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics (5th Ed.). Routledge: New York, NY. Newton, R. R., Rudestam, K. E. (1999). Your statistical consultant: Answers to your data analysis question s. Sage Publications, Inc.: Thousand Oaks, CA. 10 01/19/2020

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