# Statistics for Health Services Management

## Compare Rates & Proportions

Lecture

Assignments

• Chapter 6 of OpenIntro Statistics  Read►
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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