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32 Cards in this Set

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A ___ population count is one of people who belong in a place even if not at home at count time.
de jure
A ___ population count is when people are counted by their location at the time of enumeration.
de facto
___ is any county or group of contiguous counties that contain at least one city of 50,000 inhabitants or more and any contiguous counties that are socially and economically integrated with the central city or cities.
Standard Metropolitant Statistical Area (SMSA)
___ is the person who pronounced the person dead and signs the death certificate.
medical examiner
___ is a an elected official who may or may not be a doctor.
___ provides the data, information, and insights into the characteristics which are present in a group or population suffering an outbreak of a disease and the absence of disease in unaffected groups or populations.
descriptive statistics
___ is used in epidemiology to develop rates, ratios, proportions, of morbidity and mortality data.
descriptive statistics
The research approaches which use prospective studies and an experimental research design.
empirical research
The statistical methods using mathematical formulas which are applied to parametric data, rely on the reasoning that uses probability statistics, approaches and formulas and have the final statement about the levels of probability about the findings.
inferential statistics
Data that is used only with interval and ratio scales.
parametric data
Data that is used with nominal and ordinal scales.
non-parametric data
___ statistics describes the frequency and distribution of data.
Descriptive statistics is (4):
1.) qualitative
2.) nonparametric
3.) observational
4.) rate, ratio, and proportion
inferential statistics is (4):
1.) quantitative
3.) analytical
4.) probability, levels of chance/significance
___ data classifies data that lacks order and can't be numerically arranged.
What are the 4 types of data scales?
1.) nominal
2.) ordinal
3.) interval
4.) ratio
___ scales provides order to the data.
___ is a 5 pt. scale that categorizes information from lower to higher with order in the categories.
likert scale
A scale that divides categories with equal distances between categories or units of measure and has no zero point.
interval scale
A type of scale that relies on an equal distance between all numbers and a consistent value of all numbers and the distance between them in the scale.
ratio scale
The sum of all scores divided by the total number of scores.
___ refers to the ways of designating the center of data.
central tendency
The number of scores that occurs most often; the number with the highest frequency.
The number or score which divides a list of numbers in half.
___ provides a reference point, above or below.
percentile ranking
___ tells you relative standing. The number of standard deviations below or above the mean.
z score
When a distribution is not normal it is ___.
Positive distributions are distributions that are skewed to the ___.
Negative skewed distributions are distributions that are skewed to the ___.
___ skewed distribution is an indication that the test was too hard.
___ skewed distribution is an indication that the test was too easy.
___ scale has no zero point unlike the ___ scale that has a zero point.
interval; ratio