Judy,
Thanks for your post on health disparities. Health disparities is differences in health outcomes
that are closely linked with social, economic, and environmental disadvantage. Racial and ethnic
disparities in health care whether in insurance coverag
ANALYZING YOUR OWN COMMUNICATION SKILLS
NAME: _
Read each statement, and decide if it is usually true, sometimes true, or usually
false. Circle the number that appears in the column indicating your answer. Your first
instinct is usually correct.
How do yo
Homework for Chapter 8
Do problems # 1, 2, 3, 4, 12, and 14
1.
a.
The estimate at the 90% confidence level is 16.035% to 16.365%. This means that there are
90 chances out of 100 that the confidence interval will contain the true population
percentage of v
Application 4:
Proposal Organization
Length: 2-5 pages
Purpose: to help you organize the major points you want to make about your
team's proposed research study and the proposal sections you will write.
This application is intended to provide an opportuni
Application 5:
Survey Research
Length: 2-5 pages
1-2 person team
Choose any one of the following three assignments:
1. Design and test a survey about any topic related to social or individual
behavior, attitudes, or beliefs. Include the following types of
Application 1:
Introduction to Literature Review
Length: 2-4 pages
1. Find 3-5 different articles from peer-reviewed journals on a topic of
interest to you. (The articles should address the topic you want to
research for your research proposal, though the
Application 2:
Annotated Bibliography
Length: 4-10 pages
Purpose: to identify current research findings and inform your team how
the research topic has been studied. This will help your team identify areas in
which study has been limited, which will provi
Good News Camp
Sample grant submission
HLTH 553
Dr. Linstra
Executive Summary
Good News Camp, located in _, is a non-profit Christian organization
that has been operating for over 50 years. Our camp accommodates eight to fifteen year old
children from Jul
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Case 1: Emmanuel
Questions to consider when formulating a diagnosis for Emmanuel
1. What are Emmanuels significant symptoms with regard to a possible mental
disorder?
Emmanuel had a hard time separating from his parents at school
Application 3:
Experimental Research
Length: 1-3 pages
1-4 person team
Choose any one of the following three assignments:
1. Be a participant in a current social experiment. Upon completion,
summarize:
What was the purpose of the experiment?
What did you
Writing well, writing originally and understanding SafeAssign:
When writing a research paper, it is important that you illustrate your understanding of the material you
have been researching. This means I not only want you to use these scholarly sources,
Social Functioning Scale
(Markers Version)
Max Birchwood (1990)
Social Functioning Scale/ak/Feb/02
Social Withdrawal (tick or underline the correct answers)
1. On average what time do you get up?
Average weekday:
Before 9 am / 9 11 am / 11 am 1pm / after
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 6
Refer to the Incidence tab in the assignment spreadsheet:
How many patients are represented in these data?_23_ 2 pts
How many patients had disease at the start of the study?_13_ 2 pts
How many patients became diseased
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 8
Refer to the Survival Graph tab in the Excel Assigment spresdsheet.
Sixty percent of the subjects can be expected to survive for how long? _22_months 2 pts
After 5 months of treatment what proprtion of the patiensts are stil
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 5
Refer to the Scatterplot, Regressions and Correlations tabs to answer the following questions.
Looking at the scatterplot what is the maximum value for systolic blood pressure?_1 pt.
Looking at the scatterplot what is the ra
HLTH 501
WEEK 8 PROBLEMS30
POINTS
15 points each. Place answers within the Word document below.
1. A study is conducted to estimate survival in patients following kidney transplant. Key factors
that adversely affect success of the transplant include advan
HLTH 501 Syllabus
COURSE SYLLABUS
HLTH 501
BIOSTATISTICS
COURSE DESCRIPTION
The course prepares the student in the development and application of statistical reasoning and
methods in addressing, analyzing and solving problems in public health; healthcare;
HLTH 501
WEEK 7 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
10 points each. Place answers in the following table:
1. 20.16%
28.4%
14.83%
2. 3.5
0.78
4.49
3. 7.68%
9.9%
16.8%
1. A cohort study is conducted to assess the association between clinical characteristics
and the risk of s
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 5
Refer to the Scatterplot, Regressions and Correlations 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 th
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 7
Suppose we want to merely determine whether or not subsequent blood pressure measurement where higher or
lower than one another. One approach would be to use the Sign Test.
Refer to the Sign Test tab in the assignment spread
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
Anova: Single Factor
SUMMARY
Groups
Diastolic_2_Grp_1
Diastolic_2_Grp2
Diastolic_2_Grp3
Count
23
27
29
ANOVA
Source of Variation
Between Groups
Within Groups
SS
1.633924
909.2522
Total
910.8861
Sum
2363
2783
2988
df
Average Variance
102.7391 11.3834
103.0
There are seven questions at the end of this article. This assignment is worth 80 points. Place
answers in this table:
1. E
2. 68.9
3. Upper Limit Cl= 0.7341
Lower Limit Cl= 0.6439
4. D
5.Observed Treatment Success
DOT
Yes
No
Total
Yes
186
64
250
No
86
60
HLTH 501
WEEK 1 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
6 points per problem. Put answers in the following table:
1.
A3
B 10
C7
D8
E6
F2
G1
H9
I4
J5
2.
Prospective Cohort Study; Strengths: allows investigators to assess temporal relationships,
estimate incidence of disease; co
HLTH 501
WEEK 3 PROBLEMS30
POINTS
10 points per problem. Put answers in the table:
1.
RD= 0.192, RR= 2.097, OR= 2.74, C
2
2. df= 3, alpha= 0.05, Reject H0 if > = 7.81
25.5, 41, 33, 25.5
25.5, 41, 33, 25.5
28.3
D
3. Reject H0 if Z < _-1.96_ or if Z > _1.96
HLTH 501
WEEK 6 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
10 points each. Place answers in the following table:
1. Alpha= 0.05
n=7
Critical Value= 0
Smaller of the number of positive or negative signs= 1
B
2. R1= 18, R2= 37, Alpha= 0.05, N1= 22, N2= 3, Critical Value U= 2, Small
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 3
The standard deviation is a measure of how much variation is present in a sample or population.
Refer to the Descriptives table in the spreadsheet and identify the standard deviation for the
weights of the three groups. Ente
HLTH 501
EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 1
Locate the Descriptives tab in the Excel Assignment Spreadsheet and answer the following
questions.
What is the mean for Systolic BP_2_Grp2? _ 1 pt
What is the median for Diastolic_1_Grp_1? _ 1 pt
What is the Standard Deviat
HLTH 501
WEEK 2 PROBLEMS30
POINTS
10 points per problem. Put answers in table below:
1.
A 205
B 175
C 245
D 70
E 350
F no
G 50
H 75
2. 0.788, 0.872
3. 0.75, 0.24, 4
1. The following box-whisker plot shows the distributions of total cholesterol levels in b