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Statistics for Health Services Management

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Lecture

Assignments

  • Do problems 6.6►, 6.13, 6.22►, 6.33, 6.35, 6.47, 6.51
  • Assume that following data were obtained about number of falls in a Nursing Home facility. 

     

    Time Period

     

     1

    2

    3

    4

    5

    6

     7

    8

    9

    Number
    of Falls

    8

    6

    7

    8

    5

    6

    4

    5

    4

    Number of 
    Cases

    20

    20

    18

    21

    20

    20

    19

    20

    18

    Produce a control chart and interpret the findings.  Except for the data, all cell values should be calculated as a formula.  If you change the data, then all calculations, including the plot, should change automatically.  Tutorial by Austin►

  • Additional optional problems include 6.5, 6.9, 6.21, 6.45
    Assume that the following data were obtained about number of patients not showing up for their appointments during 10 periods.  Construct a control chart for rate of no shows:
Period 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
No show 1 3 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 2 1 6 0 0
Showed 2 50 34 30 40 30 29 40 30 25 39 30 60 30 40

  • For help with these assignments please contact Austin Brown, Saima Aslam, Augusta Smallwood, Michelle, or  Melissa Brown.
  • Solutions to odd number problems More►
  • Submit an Excel file. All cells except the data cells must be computed cells.  Email► Blackboard►

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