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Title: Physicians' Reactions to Overweight Patients
Url: http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/case_studies/weight/index.html
Creator: Lane, David M.
Publisher: Rice University
Description: This case study, by David M. Lane of Rice University, assesses the question, "Do physicians discriminate against overweight patients?" This study indicates that, at least in one respect, they do. Basic concepts are t-test, means, and boxplots. The experimental design, materials, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and raw data are given.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Medicine (General) -- Medical ethics. Medical etiquette
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Chronic and noninfectious diseases and public health -- Individual diseases or groups of diseases, A-Z -- Obesity
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Testing of hypotheses
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Health -- Chronic conditions
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Hypothesis testing
Mathematics -- Statistics
Health -- Weight
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Data Presentation -- One Numerical Variable -- Graphical Displays
Data Presentation -- One Numerical Variable -- Measures of Location
Statistical Inference and Techniques -- Significance Testing Principals
Date Of Record Release: 2009-02-26 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-02-03 12:19:51 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
Full Record Views: 4
Resource URL Clicks: 5
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