Creating and interpreting a demographic table

By successfully completing this assessment you will address the following scoring guide criteria, which align to the indicated course competencies.

• Competency 1: Describe underlying concepts and reasoning related to the collection and evaluation of quantitative data in health care research.
• Write a summary narrative about statistical results.
• Competency 2: Apply appropriate statistical methods using common software tools in the collection and evaluation of health care data.
• Perform descriptive statistics for selected variables in a data set.
• Create a demographic table populated with descriptive data for specific treatment groups.
• Use appropriate statistics for a given data measurement level.
• Competency 3: Interpret the results and practical significance of statistical health care data analyses.
• Explain the clinical significance of a demographic table.
• Competency 5: Address assignment purpose in a well-organized text, incorporating appropriate evidence and tone in grammatically sound sentences.
• Articulate meaning relevant to the main topic, scope, and purpose of the prompt.
• Apply APA formatting to in-text citations and references.
Part 1: Baseline Demographic Table
1. Use the Yoga Stress (PSS) Study Data Set [XLSX] for this assessment.
2. Follow the steps described in this assessment to use SPSS for performing a descriptive statistical analysis for the following selected variables from the Yoga and Stress Study data set: Age, Gender, Race, Military Status, Pre-intervention Psychological Stress Score.
3. Using How to Create a Demographic Table [PPTX], create a demographic table and populate the table with the results of descriptive analysis.
• Use the type of descriptive statistics most appropriate for the particular kind of data measurement level of each variable being reported.
• I﻿nclude appropriate univariate statistics for the variables for each treatment group: Age, Gender, Ethnicity, Education, and current Military Status.
• Use appropriate statistics for a given data measurement level.
Part 2: ﻿Interpretive Summary
1. Write a summary narrative about statistical results.
2. Prepare a properly formatted demographic table that includes appropriate univariate statistics for the variables for each treatment group.
• Explain the practical significance of a demographic table.
3. Use the unit readings, media resources, and collaborative insights from the discussions f﻿or general guidance in reporting a demographic table.