After the Data Collection
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Answer all the questions below: (After the data are collected, it is time to analyze the results!)
- Discuss one (1) of the four basic rules for understanding results in a research study as described below.
There are four basic rules to looking at data in the results section of a study.
RULE #1 Understand the purpose of the study.
RULE #2 Identify the variables – dependent and independent.
RULE #3 Identify how the variables are measured.
RULE #4 Look at the measures of central tendency and the measures of variability for the study variables.
- Compare clinical significance and statistical significance.
o Which one is more meaningful when considering applying evidence to your practice (WRITER, I WORK IN A CORRECTIONAL JAIL SETTING AS A CORRECTIONAL NURSE)?
- Compare descriptive statistics and inferential statistics in research.
o Please give an example of each type that could be collected in a study that would be done on your nursing clinical issue you identified in previous weeks