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i am starting basic stats from today,

I am starting off with a question...

A researcher plans to analyse the proportion of antipsychotic treatment responders across three groups of schizophrenia patients – adolescent onset, adult onset and late onset schizophrenia. The independent variable in such a study could be classified as which of the following?

Nominal data

Ordinal data

Interval data

Ratio data

Binary data

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(Those taking exam in june avoid these discussions to prevent any anxiety!!) 8-)

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Which of the following is a true difference between parametric and non parametric statistics?

Parametric can be applied only for analyzing ordinal data

Non parametric statistics are preferred for most medical statistics

Parametric statistics can be applied for data following Gaussian distribution

Quantitative data is best analysed using nonparametric statistics

None of the above is true

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Answer:

Parametric statistics can be applied for data following Gaussian distribution

Gaussian = Normally distributed

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well done... didnt I say basic stats is really basic...

next question will come up soon..

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hey why dont someone post paper 1 and 2 old paper early 2008?

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In an attempt to detect the stability of the diagnosis of binge eating disorder, the median life time duration of binge eating disorder was found to be 10 years with inter quartile range of 3 to 22 years. Which of the following statement regarding the life time duration of binge eating disorder is correct?

A. In 25% of patients, the life time duration is less than 22 years

B. In 75% of patients , the life time duration varies between 3 and 22 years

C. The 75th percentile value is 22 years

D. The 50th percentile value is 7 years

E. The 50th percentile value is 3 years

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Which of the following is NOT a measure of dispersion?

A. Range

B. Variance

C. Standard deviation

D. Mean

E. Standard error

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Which of the following is true about a negatively skewed distribution?

A. The outliers are of extremely high value

B. The mean is greater than median

C. A smooth bell shaped symmetrical curve is seen

D. The tail is longer on left side

E. Mean, mode and median are more or less equal.

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sick and tired of you guys answering all my previous Qs.... so a few more!!!! :(

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Which of the following is a true difference between parametric and non parametric statistics?

Parametric can be applied only for analyzing ordinal data

Non parametric statistics are preferred for most medical statistics

[highlight]Parametric statistics can be applied for data following Gaussian distribution[/highlight]

Quantitative data is best analysed using nonparametric statistics

None of the above is true

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Which of the following is NOT a measure of dispersion?

A. Range

B. Variance

C. Standard deviation

D. [highlight]Mean[/highlight]

E. Standard error

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Which of the following is true about a negatively skewed distribution?

A. The outliers are of extremely high value

B. The mean is greater than median

C. A smooth bell shaped symmetrical curve is seen

D. [highlight]The tail is longer on left side[/highlight]

E. Mean, mode and median are more or less equal.

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In an attempt to detect the stability of the diagnosis of binge eating disorder, the median life time duration of binge eating disorder was found to be 10 years with inter quartile range of 3 to 22 years. Which of the following statement regarding the life time duration of binge eating disorder is correct?

A. In 25% of patients, the life time duration is less than 22 years

B. In 75% of patients , the life time duration varies between 3 and 22 years

C. [highlight]The 75th percentile value is 22 years[/highlight]

D. The 50th percentile value is 7 years

E. The 50th percentile value is 3 years

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sure is sure to pass paper2!!

now no more Qs unless someone else posts some more here!!!!!

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