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Nursing Research Quiz - 10

Biostatistics
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1. Calculate the median of trhese ten values.

1.9. 1.9, 1.9, 1.9, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.4, 2.4, 2.4

A. 1.9

B. 2.1

C. 2.25

D. 2.4

2. A number of cases of malaria are collected over 10 years with extreme variation in data. The best measure to calculate average is:

A. Arithametic mean

B. Mode

C. Geometric mean

D. Median

3. In a population study for malaria over the past few years, the number of case reported were 20, 5000, 100, 80, 60, 70, 40, 60, 80. The average is best represented by:

A. Arithemetic mena

B. Mode

C. Geometric mean

D. Median

4. Malaria incidence in a village in the year 2000 is 430, 500, 410, 160, 270, 210, 300, 350, 4000, 430, 480, 450. Which of the following is the best indicator for assessment of malaria incidence in that village by the epidemiologist?

A. Arithemetic mean

B. Gemetric mean

C. Median

D. Mode

5. Ten babies are born in a hospital on same day. All weight 208 kg each. Calculate the standard deviation.

A. Zero

B. One

C. Minus one

D. 0.28

6. Blood pressure samples from two community are best campared by:

A. Paired t-test

B. Student's t-test

C. Chi-square test

D. Cohort study

7. In statistics, spread of dispersion is described by:

A. Median

B. Mode

C. Standard deviation

D. Mean

8. Calculate the mode of 70, 71, 72, 70, 70.

A. 70

B. 71

C. 71.5

D. 72

9. In an epidemiological study, the incubation periods obtained were 2, 5, 8, 10, 25, 10, and 30. The median is calculated to be:

A. 50

B. 22.5

C. 10

D. 5

10. Among the measure of dispersion which is the most frequently used:

A. Range

B. Mean

C. Median

D. Standard deviation

1. C 2. B 3. B 4. C 5. A
6. A 7. C 8. A 9. C 10. D

References

1. Polit H, Beck C T. Nursing research. 8th ed. New Delhi: Williams and Wilkins; 2008.
2. Burns N, Grove S K. Understanding nursing research. 4th ed. New Delhi: Elsevier; 2007.
3. Park JE, Park K. Text Book of Preventive and Social Medicine. 19th Edition. Jabalpur: M.S. Banarsidas Bhanot; 2007.
4. Questions from entrance examinations relevant to nursing conducted in India. (NIMHANS/AIIMS/Manipal/Kerala/All India etc..)
5. Cohen J. Statistical Power Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences. Erlbaum, Hillsdale, NJ; 1988.
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