is often the requirement to evaluate descriptive statistics for data
within the organization or for health care information. Every year the
National Cancer Institute collects and publishes data based on patient
demographics. Understanding differences between the groups based upon
the collected data often informs health care professionals towards
research, treatment options, or patient education.
Using the data
on the “National Cancer Institute Data” Excel spreadsheet, calculate the
descriptive statistics indicated below for each of the Race/Ethnicity
groups. Refer to your textbook and the topic Resources, as needed, for
assistance in with creating Excel formulas.
Provide the following descriptive statistics:
Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median, and Mode
Measures of Variation: Variance, Standard Deviation, and Range (a formula is not needed for Range).
the data is calculated, provide a 150-250 word analysis of the
descriptive statistics on the spreadsheet. This should include
differences and health outcomes between groups.
APA style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning
the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful
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