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Nursing Research Quiz  26 
Biostatistics 
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June 29, 2012


1. A statistic calculated in ANOVA:
A. Chisquare
B. Correlation coefficient
C. Etasquared
D. tstatistic
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2. A statistical procedure used to test the significant difference in proportions, used when the sample size is small or cells in the contingency table have no observations:
A. MANOVA
B. McNemar test
C. Chisquare test
D. Fisher's exact test
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3. Friedman's test is:
A. Parametric equivalent test of chisquare test
B. Nonparametric analogue of ANOVA in paired/repeated measures design
C. Nonparametric procedure used to test the differences between three or more independent groups
D. Parametric procedure used when comparing proportions
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4. A correlation coefficient used to indicate the magnitude of a relationship between ordinallevel data:
A. Kendall's tau
B. phi coefficient
C. Wilk's lambda
D. Fratio
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5. A statistical index describing the magnitude of relationship between two dichotomous variables:
A. pvalue
B. etasquared
C. tvalue
D. phi coefficient
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6. Productmoment correlation coefficient is also known as:
A. Spearman's rho
B. Pearson r=
C. phi coefficient
D. Reliability coefficient
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1. C 
2. D 
3. B 
4. A 
5. D 
6. B 





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