4-2 Problem Set: Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing

IHP 525 Module Four Problem Set

1. Pediatric asthma survey, n = 50. Suppose that asthma affects 1 in 20 children in a population. You take an SRS of 50 children from this population. Can the normal approximation to the binomial be applied under these conditions? If not, what probability model can be used to describe the sampling variability of the number of asthmatics?

2. Misconceived hypotheses. What is wrong with each of the following hypothesis statements?
a) H0: μ = 100 vs. Ha: μ ≠ 110
b) H0: x̄ = 100 vs. Ha: x̄ < 100 or could write as H0: x̄ >= 100 vs. Ha: x̄ < 100 c) H0: p^ = 0.50 vs. Ha: p^ ≠ 0.50 3. Patient satisfaction. Scores derived from a patient satisfaction survey are Normally distributed with μ = 50 and σ = 7.5, with high scores indicating high satisfaction. An SRS of n = 36 is taken from this population. a) What is the standard error (SE) of x for these data? b) We seek to discover if a particular group of patients comes from this population in which μ = 50. Sketch the curve that describes the sampling distribution of the sample mean under the null hypothesis. Mark the horizontal axis with values that are ±1, ±2, and ±3 standard errors above and below the mean. c) Suppose in a sample of n = 36 from this particular group of patients the mean value of x is 48.8. Mark this finding on the horizontal axis of your sketch. Then compute a z statistic for this scenario and make sure it matches your sketch. d) What is the two-sided alternative hypothesis for this scenario? e) Find the corresponding p-value for your z-statistic using Table B. f) Draw a conclusion for this study scenario based on your results. Problems retrieved from Gerstman, B. B. (2015). Basic biostatistics: Statistics for public health practice (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN: 978-1-284-03601-5

Basic features
• Free title page and bibliography
• Unlimited revisions
• Plagiarism-free guarantee
• Money-back guarantee
On-demand options
• Writer’s samples
• Part-by-part delivery
• Overnight delivery
• Copies of used sources
Paper format
• 275 words per page
• 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
• Double line spacing
• Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

We value our customers and so we ensure that what we do is 100% original..
With us you are guaranteed of quality work done by our qualified experts.Your information and everything that you do with us is kept completely confidential.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

The Product ordered is guaranteed to be original. Orders are checked by the most advanced anti-plagiarism software in the market to assure that the Product is 100% original. The Company has a zero tolerance policy for plagiarism.

Free-revision policy

The Free Revision policy is a courtesy service that the Company provides to help ensure Customer’s total satisfaction with the completed Order. To receive free revision the Company requires that the Customer provide the request within fourteen (14) days from the first completion date and within a period of thirty (30) days for dissertations.

The Company is committed to protect the privacy of the Customer and it will never resell or share any of Customer’s personal information, including credit card data, with any third party. All the online transactions are processed through the secure and reliable online payment systems.

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By placing an order with us, you agree to the service we provide. We will endear to do all that it takes to deliver a comprehensive paper as per your requirements. We also count on your cooperation to ensure that we deliver on this mandate.

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
\$26
The price is based on these factors: