HLTH 501
WEEK 4 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
10 ponts per problem.
1.
The mean body mass index (BMI) for boys age 12 is 23.6. An investigator wants to test if
the BMI is higher in 12-year-old boys living in New York City. How many boys are
needed to ensure that a tw
HLTH 501
WEEK 3 PROBLEMS30
POINTS
10 points per problem. Put answers in the table:
1. RD = .0192
RR = 2.0971
OR = 2.7332
Lower Limit of CI: 0.41
Upper Limit of CI: 1.61
One can be 95% confident that the true value will between the upper and lower limit.
2
Timothy Sloan
DISCUSSION BOARD FORUM 2 TEMPLATE
INDIVIDUAL: JEREMY
PART ONE ASSESSMENT:
Topic
Information/Discussion
BMI
21.5
BMI Weight
Classification
Jeremy falls within the normal range.
Nutritional Needs
Risks
Activity/Exercise
Jeremy needs to increas
Running head: FBC FULL INCLUSION MINISTRY
Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Full Inclusion Plan
for Fellowship Bible Church
By: Timothy Sloan
Liberty University
Abstract
Members of Fellowship Bible Church (FBC) believe that all people need to have the opportuni
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 8
Refer to the Survival Graph and Survival Analysis tabs in the Excel Assigment spresdsheet.
Move your mouse over the blue diamonds to read their exact values.
What percent of participants are assumed alive after 5 mont
Table 75 on page 310312 of your text lists examples of several major cohort studies. Choose one of the studies (excluding the
Framingham Heart Study and Nurses Health Study) from the list.
Using the data from that study, describe the public health problem
In your post:
Cite and discuss another questionable pharmaceutical, medical or public health claim you believe is questionable or one that was
later found to be based on incorrect statistics, research design etc.
Discuss the specific problems with the cla
Timothy Sloan
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 6
Refer to the Incidence tab in the assignment spreadsheet:
How many patients are represented in these data?_33_ 2 pts
How many patients had disease at the start of the study?_13_ 2 pts
How many patients became d
PSYC 430
CASE STUDY: ANXIETY ANSWER SHEET
Diagnosing Tina
Student Name: Timothy Sloan
Diagnosing Generalized Anxiety Disorder:
1a. Refer to the DSM-IV checklist for generalized anxiety disorder. Which of Tina's symptoms
meet any of the criteria? (Be sure
Pages 8487 of your text discusses prevention strategies. Propose and discuss practical primary,
secondary, and tertiary strategies for prevention for one of the following:
Cell phone use while driving
Teenage pregnancy
Avian influenza
Sickle cell anemia
F
Timothy Sloan
HLTH 501
WEEK 6 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
10 points each. Place answers in the following table:
1. Alpha= .05
n= 8
Critical value= .1445,.2891
Smaller of the number of positive or negative signs= 7
A
2. R1= .0301
R2= .0601
Alpha= .05
N1= 5
N2= 5
Cri
BIOSTATISTICS CASE STUDY:
Tests of Association for Categorical Data
BIOSTAT Case Study: Tests of Association for Categorical Data
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the completion of this Case Study, participants should be able to:
Compare two or more proportions
C
Timothy Sloan
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 6
Refer to the Incidence tab in the assignment spreadsheet:
How many patients are represented in these data?_33_ 2 pts
How many patients had disease at the start of the study?_13_ 2 pts
How many patients became d
A fundamental ethical problem in statistics arises in experimentation (i.e., in the context of studies of experimental drugs for treating AIDS). On
one side, organizations such as the National Institute of Health insist on randomly assigning treatments su
PSYC 430
CASE STUDY: DEPRESSION ANSWER SHEET
Ellen: Depression and Suicidality
Student Name: Timothy Sloan
Diagnosing Ellen
1a. Refer to the DSM-IV checklist and list all symptoms that Ellen has that match the criteria for
major depressive episode. Which
Psychopharmacological Treatments for
Adults with Paranoid Schizophrenia
Emily Erlenbach
Liberty University
Abstract
There are many types of treatment for Schizophrenia. Paranoid schizophrenia is one of five
different types of schizophrenia, of which this
HLTH 501
WEEK 4 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
10 ponts per problem.
1.
The mean body mass index (BMI) for boys age 12 is 23.6. An investigator wants to test if
the BMI is higher in 12-year-old boys living in New York City. How many boys are
needed to ensure that a tw
HLTH 501
WEEK 2 PROBLEMS30
POINTS
10 points per problem. Put answers in table below:
1.
A 205
B 175
C 245
D 125
E 265
F No
G 50%
H 75%
2. 21%, 14%
3. 0.75, 0.24, 4
1. The following box-whisker plot shows the distributions of total cholesterol levels in bo
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 5
Refer to the Scatterplot and Regressions tabs to answer the following questions.
Looking at the scatterplot what is the maximum value for systolic blood pressure? 150 1 pt.
Looking at the scatterplot what is the range
HLTH 501
WEEK 5 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
10 points per problem. Place answer in the following table:
1. A. 3.306
B. 4.394
2. A. 438.505
B. 501.41
C. 425.835
3. A. 2.49
B. 1.85
1. A study is run to estimate the association between exposure to lead paint in childh
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Topic 10:
LEAST SQUARES REGRESSION 1
OVERVIEW
In previous topics you studied scatterplots as visual displays of the relationship between
two quantitative variables and the correlation coefficient as a numerical measure of the
linear association between
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 2
Refer to the Histogram tab in the Excel Assignment Spreadsheet and answer the following.
This is a histogram for which weight group? _ % 1 pt
How many total subjects are in this weight group? _ 1 pt
What percent of the subje
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 6
Refer to the Incidence tab in the assignment spreadsheet:
True/False. This sheet compares the same group of participants before/after diastolic blood
pressure readings. False 1 pt
How many patients are in group 2?23 p
1. Suppose that the probability that a child living in an urban area in the US is obese is 20%. A
Social worker sees 15 children living in urban areas, what is the probability that none are
obese?
X B ( 15, 0.20)
P ( X=x) = nCx* p x *( 1-p) n-x; x= 0,1,2
Problem1
. Glucose levels in patients free of diabetes are assumed to follow a normal
distribution with a mean of 120 and a standard deviation of 16.
a) What proportion of patients have glucose levels exceeding 115?
b) If a patient has a glucose level of
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 7
Suppose we want to merely determine whether or not subsequent blood pressure measurements where higher or
lower than one another. One approach would be to use the Sign Test. Assume Ho: mean1 = mean2.
Refer to the Sign
HLTH 501
WEEK 3 PROBLEMS30
POINTS
10 points per problem. Put answers in the table:
1. RD = .175
RR=2.09
OR= 2.73 D) a and b
2. df=3, alpha=0.05, Reject H0 if X27.81;
Treatment
New Compound
Placebo
Total
X2=28.32
0-25%
15
( 25.5 )
36
( 25.5 )
51
Percent Wo
HLTH 501
WEEK 6 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
10 points each. Place answers in the following table:
1. Complete the table below.
Employee
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Sick Days Taken in
12 Months Prior to
Program
8
6
4
12
10
8
6
2
Sick Days Taken
in 12 Months
Following
program
7
HLTH 501
WEEK 1 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
6 points per problem. Put answers in the following table:
1.
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
2.
3.
4.
5.
1. Answer the following matching question.
Term
Description
A. Bias _
1. No random assignment
B. Clinical Trial _
2. Strongly as
COURSE SCHEDULE
HLTH 503
Textbooks: Friis & Sellers, Epidemiology for Public Health Practice (2014).
Friis, Epidemiology for Public Health Practice: Student Study Guide (2014).
MODULE/
WEEK
READING & STUDY
1
Friis & Sellers: chs. 12
Friis: chs. 12
1 prese
INTRODUCTION TO
SURVIVAL ANALYSIS
M. H. Rahbar, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics
Department of Epidemiology
Director, Data Coordinating Center
College of Human Medicine
Michigan State University
What is Survival Analysis?
Survival Analysis is referred to
s
BIOSTATISTICS CASE STUDY:
Tests of Association for Categorical Data
There are seven questions at the end of this article. This assignment is worth 80 points.
Place answers in this table:
1.C-retrospective cohort study
2.68.9%
3.
Upper limit CI=0.7345
Lowe
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 6
Refer to the Incidence tab in the assignment spreadsheet:
True/False. This sheet compares the same group of participants before/after diastolic blood
pressure readings. _1 pt
How many patients are in group 2?_ 1 pts
H
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 5
Refer to the Scatterplot and Regressions tabs to answer the following questions.
Looking at the scatterplot what is the maximum value for systolic blood pressure? 150 1 pt.
Looking at the scatterplot what is the range