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    Standard deviation, it is a measure of dispersion of the data

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    As for standard deviation, it is a measure of dispersion of the data. How can that sort of measure be useful is a healthcare setting?

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    Statistics allows us to measure varying data and score that data accordingly. Standard deviation is the square root of the variance.
    Health care professionals rely on monitors that are programed with statistical formulas to track heart rates, oxygen, and other factors in their patients. "In the same way, statistical process control (SPC) can monitor the ...

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    The expert examines the standard deviation for the measure of dispersion of data.