# Describe the mean, median, and mode of discharges by state in 2014.

Week 5 assignment instructions

Tutor MUST have a good command of the English language

Tutor MUST have a good command of the English language

Sources need to be journal/scholarly articles.

Use only articles that are published between 2015-2018 (except for your theory articles which will be older as you must cite primary sources).

No textbook or direct quotes

My project is CLABSI prevention

This topic helps you develop a basic understanding of quantitative methods of inquiry. In this assignment, you will have the opportunity to use the SPSS program. SPSS makes it easy to analyze data using specific tests. This assignment will give you practice with means, medians, and modes.

General Requirements:

Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:

• Review      the Topic Material videos, A Brief Comparison of Qualitative and      Quantitative Research Methods and Quantitative vs Qualitative Research,before      undertaking this practice.
• Doctoral      learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The      APA Style Guide is located in the      Student Success Center.
• This      assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment      to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
• You      are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the      directions in the Student Success Center.

Directions:

After you have completed the assigned readings and viewed the assigned videos, write a 500-750 word paper that addresses quantitative methods of inquiry. Use the data provided in the Topic Material, “H Cup State Inpatient Databases (SID) File Composition – Number of Discharges by Year,” and appropriate statistics to address the following:

1. Describe      the different quantitative methods of inquiry.
2. Describe      the mean, median, and mode of discharges by state in 2014.
3. Compare      the number of discharges in 2010, 2012, and 2015 in all states. Are there      significantly more discharges in 2015 versus 2010 in all states?
4. Compare      the number of discharges in 2011 in northwestern states (Washington,      Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming), southwestern states (California, Nevada,      Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas), central states (North      Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota,      Wisconsin, Illinois), southeastern states (West Virginia, Virginia, North      Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida), and northeastern states      (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut,      Washington D.C., New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and      Maryland).
5. Summary      of the paper.