Nursing quiz
Nursing Research Quiz  10
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Nursing Research Quiz  10
biostatistics
1. Calculate the median of trhese ten values.


2. A number of cases of malaria are collected over 10 years with extreme variation in data. The best measure to calculate average is:

3. In a population study for malaria over the past few years, the number of case reported were 20, 5000, 100, 80, 60, 70, 40, 60, 80. The average is best represented by:

4. Malaria incidence in a village in the year 2000 is 430, 500, 410, 160, 270, 210, 300, 350, 4000, 430, 480, 450. Which of the following is the best indicator for assessment of malaria incidence in that village by the epidemiologist?

5. Ten babies are born in a hospital on same day. All weight 208 kg each. Calculate the standard deviation.

6. Blood pressure samples from two community are best campared by:

7. In statistics, spread of dispersion is described by:

8. Calculate the mode of 70, 71, 72, 70, 70.

9. In an epidemiological study, the incubation periods obtained were 2, 5, 8, 10, 25, 10, and 30. The median is calculated to be:

10. Among the measure of dispersion which is the most frequently used:

1. C  2. B  3. B  4. C  5. A 

6. A  7. C  8. A  9. C  10. D 
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 Questions from entrance examinations relevant to nursing conducted in India. (NIMHANS/AIIMS/Manipal/Kerala/All India etc..)
 Cohen J. Statistical Power Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences. Erlbaum, Hillsdale, NJ; 1988.