Nursing quiz
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Nursing Research Quiz  12
biostatistics
1. "Confidence limits" are:


2. Sum of all squares of deviation from the mean is called:

3. Limits of confidence of a hypothesis is determined by:

4. Which is true about cluster sampling?

5. In a community of 3000 people, 80% are Hindus, 10% Muslims, 5% Sicks, 4% Christians, and 1% Jains. To select a sample of 300 people to analyze food habits, ideal sampling method would be:

6. Mean of 25 variables is 2, Standard deviation is 2, Standard error of mean is:

7. Cholesterol value are obtained in a group of people before and after giving drug A. the appropriate statistical test used to analyze the data is:

8. Calculate standard error for population of size of 25 persons suffering from fever of history of 8 days and with standard deviation of 2.

9. In a population of 100 females the mean hemoglobin concentration was 10 and standard deviation was 1. The standard error is:

10. An investigator was to study the association between maternal intake of iron supplements (yes or no) and birth weights (in grams) of newborn babies. He collects relevant data from 100 pregnant women and their newborns. What is the appropriate statistical investigation in this context?

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

6. A  7. A  8. A  9. B  10. B 
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