Houser, J. (2018). Nursing research: Reading, using, and creating evidence (4 th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
Chapter 11: Summarizing and Reporting Descriptive Data
Chapter 13: Analysis and Reporting of Quantitative Data
Chapter 15: Analyzing and Reporting of Qualitative Results
Data analysis is key for discovering credible findings from implementing nursing studies. Discussion and conclusions can be made about the meaning of the findings from the data analysis.
1)Share what you learned about descriptive analysis (statistics), inferential analysis (statistics), and qualitative analysis of data; include something that you learned that was interesting to you and your thoughts on why data analysis is necessary for discovering credible findings for nursing.
2)Compare clinical significance and statistical significance; include which one is more meaningful to you when considering application of findings to nursing practice.