**IHP 525 Milestone Two Template**

**READ ENTIRE TEMPLATE DIRECTIONS BEFORE FILLING IN TEMPLATE**

**Do NOT delete anything from this template.**

**Student Name:**

State the question you will pursue. (This should be copied and pasted from the list of questions and should be the same question submitted in week 2 unless you have changed your question.)

**Question of Interest:**

**Directions for following page(s):**

· Fill out the table below for **EACH** variable of interest.

· Include **ONLY** the variables that are relevant to your question of interest. (**If it’s not mentioned in your question directly, it’s not relevant.**)

· Each variable should take up **ONE** row.

· Only use the rows you need; you do NOT need to fill every row of the table.

Variable name (one variable per row)
Note: gender is a variable, and 0 and 1 are values of the variable gender. Gender =0 and gender =1 are NOT two separate variables. |
Variable type (categorical, ordinal, or quantitative, etc.) | Descriptive statistics
Include: · the statistic names (the · final calculations (e.g., mean = 10) · an explanation/definition of each statistic used (what each statistic *Do not subdivide the data for the variable in each row based on any other variable. **The above statistics can be found for binary variables. (For example, gender is coded as binary; therefore, the above descriptive statistics can be found for the variable gender.) |
Key features
· Histogram symmetric? · Histogram bell shaped? · Any outliers? · Skew? · Unimodal? · Any other special features? |

DO NOT list or discuss descriptive statistics in this space. Use the table above, as directed.

Analyze the **limitations** of the data set you were provided and how those limitations might affect your findings.

**Limit your response to the data relevant to your question of interest.** (For example, only using two variables is NOT a limitation of the data in your question of interest. It may be a limitation of the study or question of interest, but it is NOT a limitation of the data you have been provided for your question of interest.)

Limitations: