Public Health Data Collection and Descriptive Statistics- TOPIC 2 DQ 1
TOPIC 2 DQ 1 PROF QUESTION-
Frequency Distributions- Why are they useful?
Oftentimes it can be difficult to “connect the dots” and see how these concepts are applied in practice. One way frequency distributions are often used are used in public health is to describe a sample, or the participants in a study. We can use frequency distributions to visualize the breakdown of gender, race/ethnicity, income, and many other demographic examples. This helps give us an overview of the participants.
How else do you imagine using frequency distributions in public health?