Statistics Concepts and Descriptive Measures

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Download the Statistics Concepts and Descriptive Measures Data Set.

Choose one of the following data sets to complete this assignment:

  • Consumer Food
  • Financial
  • Hospital

Answer each of the following in a total of 90 words:

  • For each column, identify whether the data is qualitative or quantitative.
  • Identify the level of measurement for the data in each column.
  • For each column containing quantitative data:
    • Evaluate the mean and median
    • Interpret the mean and median in plain non-technical terms
    • Use the Excel =AVERAGE function to find the mean
    • Use the Excel =MEDIAN function to find the median
  • For each column containing quantitative data:
    • Evaluate the standard deviation and range
    • Interpret the standard deviation and range in plain non-technical terms
    • Use the Excel =STDEV.S function to find the standard deviation
    • For range (maximum value minus the minimum value), find the maximum  value using the Excel =MAX function and find the minimum value using the  Excel’s =MIN function

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