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HS 311 ABIAPOLY Central Tendency In Chaplaincy Health Care And The Same Discussion

HS 311

Abia State Polytechnic


Question Description


You have been assigned a topic according to the first letter of your last name. Please identify the topic assigned to you below. For each topic, find a health science example of it in a published research study or news article. Summarize how your topic is used in the example. Do you think a different data type would be better? (Please note: You may wish to use the Library to find your example for this Discussion Board. A librarian is available should you need assistance.)

Although not required, it is recommended that you plan your reply posts so that you reply to topics that you did not cover within your main post.

(for last names beginning with I–P): Median (!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS ONE)>>>

Olivia Marsh posted Aug 10, 2020 2:03 PM

For this discussion, I will be discussing median. “The median represents the middle of the data, with half the observed values below the median and half the observed values above it. The mode represents the peak or most prevalent value” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012). The study I found was called, “Translating Patient‐Oriented Eczema Measure (POEM ) scores into clinical practice by suggesting severity strata derived using anchor‐based methods” (2013) which was a study done to find the severity of atopic eczema. this study used the Patient‐Oriented Eczema Measure (POEM ) and two global questions for the assessment. For the data collected, they found the median score for different categories of the study like race, sex, and age. The median POEM score for all patients was 13. the median POEM score for males was 14 and for females was 13. There are several different medians found. I think the median was the best way to look at this information. the study also gave the mean which could work just as well so I think it would come down to which you would prefer to calculate.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2012, May 18). Principles of Epidemiology. Retrieved August 10, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/csels/dsepd/ss1978/lesson2/summary.html

Charman, C., Venn, A., Ravenscroft, J., & Williams, H. (2013, December 02). Translating Patient‐Oriented Eczema Measure (POEM) scores into clinical practice by suggesting severity strata derived using anchor‐based methods. Retrieved August 10, 2020, from https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/bjd.12590

Erica Williams posted Aug 5, 2020 8:21 PM

Hello classmates and professor,

Due to my last name beginning with the letter W, I will be discussing one of the mathematical terms know as Mode. Mode is defined as the statistical term that refers to the most frequently occurring number found in a number set. Because Covid-19 has been frequently spoken about through the media and over the population. It has became one of the leading disease during the pandemic. One the states that has most frequent cases of Covid-19 is Florida the article that found that the confirmed cases are 5,446 new cases. And according to the CDC the overall number for the state of Florida is 497,330. The total amount of deaths are on the rise as well with a total number of 7,626. Covid-19 is the most frequent case of each states, so when I think of the mathematical term mode I think of the amount of case that has affected the population..

Reference: Florida Covid-19 cases rise by nearly 5,446 in a day. (2020, July 30). Retrieved July 31, 2020, from https://baynews9/news/local/florida-covid-19-cases-rise-by-nearly-5,446-in-a-day