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Write a paper of 1,000-1,250 words regarding the statistical significance of outcomes as presented in Messina's, et al. article "The Relationship between Patient Satisfaction and Inpatient Admissions Across Teaching and Nonteaching Hospitals”.  Assess the appropriateness of the statistics used by referring to the chart presented below and the resource "Statistical Assessment”.  Discuss the value of statistical significance vs. pragmatic usefulness. Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines. An abstract is not required.

Using Statistical Assessment

Statistic

Data Type

Sample Size

Research Question

Mean and Standard Deviation

Interval or ratio

>2

What does the data set look like?

Frequency Distribution

Nominal-Ratio

>2

What does the data set look like?

Chi-Square

Nominal-Ordinal

>4

Is the variance of one variable equal to or different from another variable

Correlation Coefficient

Interval-Ratio

>4

What is the relationship between two variables?

T-test

Interval-Ratio

<30

Is there a significant difference between the two groups? May be intrinsic or may be experimental

ANOVA (Analysis of Variance)

Interval-Ratio

>30

Is there a significant difference between 2 or more groups?

Regression Analysis

Interval-Ratio

>30

How much of the change in the dependent variable is predicted by the independent variable or variables?

 

 

 

 

 

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