1 Your organization collects data on individual patients shown in Appendix Table 2 . Identify whether each variable is measured nominally, ordinally, or as an interval/ratio variable.
· 2-2 What statistical measures would you use to summarize the variable for age? What about for gender? For convenience satisfaction? How would you present these graphically?
· 2-3 If you are interested in whether satisfaction scoring differed by the amount the individual paid as a co-pay, how would you state this inquiry as testable hypotheses (the null and alternative)? What statistical test would you run to test this hypothesis?
Appendix Table 2 Patient Satisfaction, by Insurer, Same Day of Appointment, Prescription Coverage and Level of Co-pay
Gender Age Convenience Satisfaction Insurer Same day appointment? Rx coverage Co-pay ($)
M 22 5 Select Y Y 15
M 24 4