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Descriptive Analysis of diastolic blood pressure

MGMT814-1402C-01 Quantitative Research Methods
Task Name: Phase 2 Individual Project
Deliverable Length: SPSS Outputs and 200-500 words answering questions
Details:
Weekly tasks or assignments (Individual or Group Projects) will be due by Monday, and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

Using the data set electric.sav, use SPSS to run a distribution analysis on diastolic blood pressure (DBP58), examining the following for individuals who have had no history of cardiovascular heart disease and the group with a history of cardiovascular heart disease (CHD). The variable that looks at history is CHD.

Compute the following for each group:
Mean
Median
Mode
Quartiles
Range
Variance
Standard deviation
Skewness
Kurtosi
Under Plots, run a histogram, and show the normal curve on the histogram and run Stem-and-Leaf and Box-and-Whiskers
Submit your outputs from all SPSS runs, and briefly describe your results by answering the following questions:

What can you determine from the measures of skewness and kurtosis relative to a normal curve? What are the mean and median?
Does one seem better than the other to represent the scores?
What differences can you see in the pattern of responses those with history versus those with no history?
What information can you determine from the box plots?
Please submit your assignment.

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This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation descriptive analysis of diastolic blood pressure with respect to for individuals who have had no history of cardiovascular heart disease and the group with a history of cardiovascular heart disease (CHD). This solution mainly discussed the descriptive output generated using SPSS software.

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