PUBH 6033 - Interpretation and Application of Public Health

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Running head: IDENTIFYING RISKS AND HAZARDS – PART 1Identifying Risks and Hazards – Part 1NameCourse NumberDateFaculty Name
IDENTIFYING RISKS AND HAZARDS2PUBH 6033—Week 10 Assignment 1Identifying Risks and Hazards—Part 1(Rubric included)InstructionsFor this Assignment, review this week’s Learning Resources. Open SPSS and then use thefile/open/data command to open the dataset asbestos.sav. This is data collected on theincidence of lung cancer for those exposed to asbestos and those not exposed.Run a chi-squarefor independence and odds ratio analysis as per this Week’s demonstrationvideo.Then, provide your response to all items in this worksheet.Note: You will use the SPSS Output generated in this Assignment 1 to complete Assignment 2 aswell.Submit this Application Assignment by Day 7.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Note:Scores are to be entered by instructorStep 1: Set up your hypothesis and determine the level of significance1.State the alternative/research hypothesis in written format.Answer:HA: There is a statistically significant association between exposure to asbestos andlung cancer____/ 6 points2.State the null hypothesis inwritten formatAnswer:The association between exposure to asbestos and lung cancer is not statisticallysignificant at the predetermined confidence level. Eg 95%.____/ 6 points3.What is your level of significance (choose α = .05 or α = .01)?Answer:The level of significance for the test is 0.05 (5%). This level represents the chance offailing to accept the null hypothesis when the alternative is not true. Most statistical tests use5% percent to improve the probability of detecting a significantdifferencewhen comparing theresulting p-value with 0.05.____/ 4 pointsStep 2: Select the appropriate test statistic4.What is the appropriate test statistic?© 2017 Laureate Education, Inc.Page2of5
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