# Statistical Analysis on a Selected Data Set Assignment

**Statistical Analysis on a Selected Data Set Assignment**

**Conduct** a Statistical analysis on one of the data sets provided or use your own data set. The sample data sets are for the following areas:

- A hospital administrator is attempting reduce the length of stay in the inpatient setting at four of the systems hospitals. Each hospital leadership team has attempted to implement strategies to decrease the length of stay over the past year. Conduct an analysis on the data provided to identify the hospital closest to achieving the lowest LOS. What are your results of your descriptive statistical analysis? What other data elements would be helpful for a researcher to collect?
**Perform**some descriptive statistical analysis on the data you selected. Include the following standard tests:- Mean
- Median
- Mode
- Percentages
- Trends in data over time

- This assignment will be broken up as the following:

- Introduction
- Mean with short explanation and summary of the results and with a graph.
- Median with short explanation and summary of the results and with a graph
- Mode with short explanation and summary of the results and with a graph
- Percentages with short explanation and summary of the results and with a graph
- Trends with short explanation and summary of the results and with a graph
- What other data elements would be helpful for a researcher to collect?
- Conclusion

Data set:

Hospital | Oct | Nov | Dec | Jan | Feb | March | April | May | June | July | Aug | Sept | Year To Date | |

Hospital A | 4.48 | 4.77 | 4.51 | 4.72 | 4.73 | 4.84 | 4.87 | 4.73 | 4.67 | 4.7 | 4.29 | 4.45 | 4.65 | |

Hospital B | 4.53 | 4.23 | 4.37 | 4.48 | 4.58 | 4.92 | 4.79 | 4.97 | 4.61 | 4.91 | 4.58 | 4.43 | 4.62 | |

Hospital C | 3.63 | 3.53 | 3.96 | 3.51 | 3.79 | 3.39 | 3.91 | 3.59 | 3.23 | 3.77 | 3.32 | 3.42 | 3.59 | |

Hospital D | 4.33 | 4.32 | 4.34 | 4.42 | 4.46 | 4.59 | 4.64 | 4.6 | 4.39 | 4.63 | 4.25 | 4.3 | 4.5 | |

**Provide** a 350- to 700-word summary of your results, including graphical representations of your findings. Plot the information on your graph. Interpret your findings.