Category Archives: Health Care and Life Sciences : Biostatistics

Identify a primary source, peer-reviewed public health or medical journal articl

Identify a primary source, peer-reviewed public health or medical journal article that used any of the statistical methodologies covered in this class to analyze their data, and use it to respond to the following prompts:
State one of the research questions that the authors researched data to answer.
What are the variables that had to be measured on each subject to answer this research question? Were they categorical or continuous?
What statistical methodology did the authors use to find the answer to this research question? Does it seem appropriate to you? Explain.
What were the results? Provide the actual statistical results and interpret them using your own words.
Provide any graph, figure, or table that displays these results and interpret it.
Do you feel that this article fully answered the research question? Explain why or why not. Include a reference citation for your chosen article.

Identify a peer-reviewed public health journal article or data results from the

Identify a peer-reviewed public health journal article or data results from the CDC or other public health government websites that include a scatterplot and/or correlation statistic measuring the association between two continuous variables. Define the two continuous variables and describe the association between them using the scatterplot and/or correlation statistic. What information is this scatterplot and/or correlation statistic telling us about the public health issue? What other information might you need to clarify the association between these two variables and the public health issue?