Test yourself level 3 (Advanced)

There are many different types of data that can be collected and analyzed. For the purpose of this question these have been coded as follows:

Categorical Nominal                                                              A

Categorical Ordinal                                                                B

Numerical Discrete                                                                C

Numerical Continuous                                                           D

What types of variables are the following?

  • Diastolic blood pressure                                                       
  • Cholesterol
  • Social Class
  • Number of visits to GP in a given time frame                  
  • Disease Staging                                                          
  1. What type of chart might be appropriate to display the range of cholesterol levels of patients on the CHD register?
  2. Calculate the mean, median and mode of Total Cholesterol values in the following dataset

Total Cholesterol mmol/l

5.6

5.8

6.3

6.1

6.3

6.6

5.6

7.2

5.9

  1. What type/s of chart might be appropriate to display levels of weekly alcohol consumption (None, 1-7 units, 8-14 units, more than 14 units)
  2. What is the range of birth weights in the following histogram?

Test Yourself Level 3 Advanced

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