BIO500 BMI Statistical Report Week 8 Assignment

BIO500 BMI Statistical Report Week 8 Assignment

BIO500 BMI Statistical Report Week 8 Assignment

BIO500 Biostatistics

Week 8 Assignment

BMI Statistical Report

LopeswriteWrite a 750-1,000 word statistical laboratory report using the information you
obtained in the assigned readings for this topic. This statistical report is
not meant to be an APA report or a multiple-page scholarly treatise. The goal
is that you become familiar with the formal report format that you will use
whenever you are reporting statistical analysis. The report format includes the
following sections: Abstract, Purpose, Methods, and Results.

Assume that you are asked to perform an exploratory data analysis in which the emphasis is
to compare the difference between the body mass index (BMI) values of men and
women. Use Excel and/or SPSS to create reports and run analyses on the data for
the Data Set 1 in Appendix B of your textbook.

Assume you are a biostatistics analyst and you received a request from the director of the
nutrition program to perform the analysis. The director is developing an
obesity program for the state and has obtained the data set from the National
Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Because it has been some time since the
director has had a statistics course, any points that would make your analysis
easier to understand would be appreciated.

Generate appropriate histograms or box plots. Find appropriate statistics that will help
to understand the data set. Are there any notable features? Are there any
outliers? Describe the key elements of center, variation, distribution, and

A minimum of three scholarly references are required.

While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing
is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA
documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in
the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment for
successful completion of the assignment.

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the Student Success Center.

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