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"Male" is:
A)Not a variable
C)A dependent variable
B)An independent variable
D)An extraneous variable
Not a variable
"Pulse rate" is:
A)Not a variable
C)Inherently an independent variable
B)Inherently a dependent variable
D)None of the above
None of the above
The dependent variable(s) in the research question "Is the quality of life of nursing home residents affected by their functional ability or hearing acuity?” is:
Quality of life
The independent variable in the research question "What is the effect of noise levels on postoperative pain and blood pressure fluctuations in ICU patients?" is:
Noise levels
In the prediction "Baccalaureate degree-prepared nurses will practice more rehabilitative nursing measures on a client in an ICU than will associate degree-prepared nurses," the independent variable is:
Type of educational background of nurse
In the prediction "Baccalaureate degree-prepared nurses will practice more rehabilitative nursing measures on a client in an ICU than will associate degree-prepared nurses," the independent variable is:
Type of educational background of nurse
The purpose of an operational definition in a quantitative study is to:
Specify how a variable will be defined and measured
Which of the following is a datum from a quantitative study of the labor and delivery experiences of women over age 40?
A)Length of time in labor
B)107 oz
C)“I practically slept through the whole thing!”
D)Vaginal versus cesarean delivery
107 oz
Which of the following is a datum from a qualitative research study on the labor and delivery experiences of women over age 40?
A)14.6 hours in labor
B)60-minute interviews one day after delivery
C)"It was a lot more painful than I ever imagined."
D)15 women with a vaginal delivery
"It was a lot more painful than I ever imagined."
For which of the following pairs of variables is there most likely to be a relationship that could be described as causal?
A)Degree of physical activity and heart rate
B)Stress and coping style
C)Age and health beliefs
D)Gender and depression
Degree of physical activity and heart rate