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1. what data term is best defined as containing only a finite number? a. Nominal b. Ordinal c. Continuous d. Discrete

2′ How many classes are recommended for a frequency distribution table? a. 3-5 b,5-10 c. 3-15 d. 5-15

3. Which graphic technique is used to display quantitative continuous data? a. Bar chart b. Stack bar chart c. Line chart d. Histogram e. All of the above

4. Which graphic technique presents data as percentages? a. Bar chart b. Line chart c. Stack bar chart d. Frequency polygon e. Pie chart

5. Which graphic technique is used to compare quantitative continuous data? a. Stack bar chart b. Percent stack bar chart c. Line chart d. Frequency polygon e. All of the above

6′ The number of deaths due to colon cancer during the past decade is to be presented graphically. What chart/graph should be used? a. Bar chart b. Histogram c. Frequency polygon d. Pie chart

7 ‘ When plotting a histogram, what is primarily plotted along the x-axis? What is plotted along the y-axis?

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Indicate the axis along which each of the following is plotted.

Chart/graph Value

a. Histogram b. Line chart c. Frequency polygon d. Side-by-side comparison bar chart e. Column chart f. Percent stack column chart

9. A comparison is to be made of the yearly Cesarean section past five years. The data are as follows:

Year HospitalA Hospital B

Class interval score limits

Months of the year

Relative frequencies

Percent of occupancy

Cholesterol values

Percentages

rates of Hospital A and Hospital B over the

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

38%

35%

30%

21%

44% 35% 42% 33% 38% 35%

Create a chart that clearly compares the rates of the two hospitals.

10. A hospital administrator wishes to compare the percentage of occupancy (by month) for last year with those from the previous year. The data are as follows:

Month: January February March April May June Year ago: 85 87 82 Past Year: 78 82 85

79

86

75

80

70

77

DecemberJuly August September October November 75 78 80 72 70 75

Design a chart that will clearly illustrate these results.

During the past year, the following monthly newborn

Month: January February March admission totals were reported:

April May June

73

80

85

80

82

72

11.

110 B0 84 95 128 133 July August September October November December

Construct a column chart using the data.

130 126 91131 142 138

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12. The admission totals for a week in June for the medical and surgical services were reported as:

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Medical:

Surgical:

81 61

20 12 70

16

66

14

5562 42

Construct a side-by-side comparison chart using the data.

13. Ouarterly newborn admission totals were recorded by gender as follows:

()1 a2 03 04 218 238 202

1485

June

Male:

Female:

Total:

181

204

385

201 210 419 448

213

415

Construct a stack column comparison chart using the data.

’14. Total monthly admission data for the past year were recorded as follows:

Month: January February March April May 661

July

572

August

583 560 546 487 September October November December

563 484 558 547

Construct a line chart using the data.

During the past year, the number of newly diagnosed cancers were recorded. The percentage of each cancer among males and females is as follows:

Cancer Male Female Total Percentage

Lung 60% 40% 100% 100%

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Colorectal

Urinary Tract Oral

55% 45% 70%

75%

30% 100% 25% 100o/o

100%

100%

Pancreatic 50% 50% Gl* 65% 35% *Esophageal, stomach, and small intestines

Construct a percent stack barholumn chart using the data.

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Diagnosis

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o/oN

Benign FibrocYstic disease

Fibroadenoma

lntraductal PaPilloma Lipoma

Other benign lesions

Malignant Carcinoma of breast

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36

12

4

26

54

34

18

6

2

13

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a. Construct a pie graph using this data’ ;. Conrtrr”t a bar graph using this data’