Health Care Data Module 3 SLP

BHS 220-Module 3 SLP

Required Reading and Resources

Cook, A., Netuveli, G., & Sheikh, A. (2004). Chapter 4: Statistical inference. In Basic skills in statistics: A guide for healthcare professionals (pp. 40-52). London, GBR: Class Publishing. eISBN: 9781859591291.

Davis, R., & Mukamal, K. (2006). Statistical primer for cardiovascular research: Hypothesis testing. Circulation, 114(10), 1078-1082. Retrieved from

Norman, G. R., & Streiner, D. L. (2014). Section the first: The nature of data and statistics: Chapter 6: Elements of statistical inference. 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.

Additional Reading and Resources (Optional)

McDonald, J. H. (2009). Basic concepts of hypothesis testing. Retrieved from

Johnson, L. (2008). Principles of hypothesis testing for public health. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Retrieved from

Statistics Learning Centre. (2011, December 5). Hypothesis tests, p-value – Statistics help

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Statistics Learning Centre. (2011, October 31). Understanding the p-value – Statistics help

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Stensson, E. (2012, Apr.) Basic statistics tutorial 45 hypothesis testing (one-sided), sample and population mean (z)

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Homework Assignment

For the third component of the Session Long Project, write a (2-3 pages) paper in which you:

1. Develop a null hypothesis and an alternative hypothesis based on the data you have collected.

2. Discuss why you have chosen the hypotheses you developed above. Be sure to discuss the concept of null hypothesis in your response.

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