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BM 602 18-Jan-12 Due: 23-Jan-12

BM602 Biostatistics sa/adithya/manas ASSIGNMENT 1: Topics Graphical representation

1. The following are the ages of the patients seen in the OPD department of the hospital on Wednesday and Thursday: Wednesday: 36, 31, 22,43, 39, 65, 35, 11, 54, 45, 37, 53, 42, 23, 64, 10, 34, 22, 36, 49 Thursday: 46, 44, 55, 55, 38, 22, 55, 35, 46, 57, 26, 28, 20, 47, 25, 61, 26, 23, 45, 11 (a) Make the frequency table, cumulative frequency, relative frequency, cumulative relative frequency and plot histogram and frequency polygon for Wednesday and Friday; (b) appropriately superimpose the relative and cumulative relative frequencies and then conclude if there is an effect due to the different days; (c) from the cumulative frequency graph for Wednesday, find the 65th percentile for Wednesday and Friday and compare; (d) for each of Wednesday and Friday, and for both the data combined, graph the 1dimensional scatter plots, and the respective boz-plots one below the other. Comment on the dependence or independence with respect to the day of the week. 2. Subjects in a psychological study were timed while completing a certain task. Represent the given data by: (a) stem-and-leaf plot; (b) one-dimensional scatter plot with box plot superimposed. Data times in minutes:- 7.6, 8.1, 9.2, 6.8, 4.6, 5.9, 6.2, 6.1, 4.2, 5.8, 7.3, 8.1, 8.8, 7.4, 7.7, 8.2, 6.5, 8.5, 7.9, 4.5, 9.2, 4.1, 4.7, 5.8, 7.2, 6.8, 4.7, 5.9, 4.4, 5.0 3. Following are the age distributions of cancer patients in Hiranandani hospital. Range 31-40 41-50 51-60 61-70 71-80 Number 3 15 18 13 7 Find the average, median age of patients. Also estimate the standard deviation. Mid-point of each group is to be taken in the calculation.