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The Problem with Statistics

it by the size of the population. In some instances this may be a useful statistic, but it can be misleading. For example, when lo...

Problems in Probability and Statistics

middle value out of the set, which in this case is 2. Median = 2 Other useful statistical calculations that can be performed upo...

Social Structure Reconstruction and Burial Statistics' Role

In Prehistoric Europe, Timothy Champion, and his colleagues had quite a large undertaking because...

A Sports Statistics' Overview

In eight pages sports statistics as they relate to baseball are examined with an explanation of various formulas and their meaning...

Nursing Research Statistics' Questions

The non-technical interpretation of the results of a study is presented and assessed in the Discussion section. The Introduction ...

Children With Learning Disabilities and Failure Statistics' Data Collection

that the process of evaluating the subjects and providing for questionnaire responses is an element of consideration in evaluating...

United Arab Emirates and Traffic Accidents

traffic accidents, but in Dubai, a similar statistic is one person is injured every four hoursii. This is more pronounced for yout...

America and Child Abuse

to mothers drowning their own children for convenience. Society must care for its children. There is a need for the government ...

High School Dropouts/North Toledo, OH

average dropout rate for Ohio high schools during the 2000-01 school year was 3.9 percent (Balistreri). On average, however, highe...

The Issue of Sexual Abuse of Children

physical, verbal and emotional components" (Kidman, 1993; p. 9). Child sexual abuse is defined as "the engagement of a child in se...

National Statistics And Local Decisions

say. More than a decade ago, Professor Taflinger (1996) recommended people ask specific questions before simply accepting the data...

Analyzing a Statistical Information Article

that it changed in relationship to the attractiveness of the presenter (Utton, 2002). In the study, as many as three quarters of t...

The Importance of Statistics to the Insurance Industry

or the beneficiary, will receive a payment. For some policies, such as life insurance policies, this is a fixed amount, for other ...

Tom Nairn's Article on 'Micro States'

In three pages an article summary pertaining to the micro states' sensation is presented in a consideration of concept, statistics...

Uninsured Americans - The Racial Demographic

and whites (Overview of the uninsured ..., 2005). The picture is somewhat better for African-Americans. They comprise 12% of the...

Forms of Child Abuse 2

In five pages various types of child abuse are discussed in terms of statistics, situational assessment, and suggested improvement...

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - UNITED STATES, JAPAN, EUROPE AND CANADA

today and in 2005? Inflation - 2008 Inflation -- 2005 Canada 3% 2.5% Euro Area 2.7% 2.7% Japan 2% -2% United States 2% 3.7% A...

Inferential Statistics and Nursing Research

the variances in the aspect of disease incidence that they are researching, they typically also wish to formulate inferences based...

Crack Usage in City Schools

A 4 page essay detailing the problems associated with crack usage in urban schools. This paper provides numerous statistics that ...

Dell; Potential Independent and Dependant Variables

increased 49% over two years, well ahead of sales level increases (Byrnes et al, 2007). Therefore, the main problems for Dell ar...

Concussions in High School Football

Protocols should be in place to assure that students do not go back to playing ball soon after a concussion is experienced. In fa...

American Epidemic of Obesity

is obese children (Neff 2359). Other health risks associated with obesity include, but are not limited to: high cholesterol, hea...

Murder and the Dark Side of Domestic Violence

Through various case studies, Schechter found that many women were hesitant about coming forward to name their abusers, because th...

History of the National School Lunch Program

thus, diabetes, in children (Gleason and Suitor, 2003). The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act was passed in 2004 (Physi...

Statistics in Two Articles

results are reliable and representative (Curwin and Slater, 1996). The first is the profiling of the samples to show that they are...

A Community Health Issue in Kentucky/Smoking Cessation

Orem defines a "self-care deficit" as when a clients condition or injury prohibits that individuals ability to meet the requiremen...

Overview of Teenage Marriages

to light which appears just as serious. Although teens in general, and especially low-income and minority teens, are often blamed ...

College Campuses and Date Rape

In ten pages college campuses and the incidences of acquaintance or date rape are examined in terms of information, statistics, se...

Anchorage Demographics and Economic Needs

Alaska faces many challenges in insuring that her citizens health and welfare. Many Alaskans are suffering with health problems b...

Examination of Child Support 2

In four pages various aspects of child support are covered including problems with 'welfare dads' collection, laws, and actions th...