andard error of the mean
17. What inferential statistics are used to examine the data obtained from the subjects? (Select all that apply.)
a. Pearsons Product-Moment Correlation
b. Factor Analysis
c. Regression Analysis
d. Chi-Square
e. t-Test
f. ANOVA
g. ANCOVA
h. None of the above inferential statistics were used in this study.
18. What is the level of significance (alpha) set by the authors for this study?
a. .05 or 5%
b. .10 or 90%
c. .01 or 1%
d. a level of significance was not specifically mentioned by the author.
Question 19 24: Researchers Interpretation of the Findings. (For help with these questions refer to chapters 11 & 12)
19. Which one of these findings from the article would be considered a significant and predicted result.
a. The ability to generalize the results from this study to other nursing populations where healthcare is not government funded is limited.
b. Even if this convenience sample appears to have characteristics in common with the target population the views of non-responders are unknown.
c. Psychological distress is related to high psychological demands and elevated job strain.
d. A lack of social support from peers does not impact the amount of psychological distress felt by the new nurse.
e. Psychological demands are related to decision latitude.
20. Which one of these findings from the article would be considered a non-significant result.
a. Psychological demands are not related to decision latitude.
b. The ability to generalize the results from this study to other nursing populations where healthcare is not government funded is limited.
c. Even if this convenience sample appears to have characteristics in common with the target population the views of non-responders are unknown.
d. Psychological distress is related to high psychological demands and elevated job strain.
e. None of the above would be considered a non-significant result.
21. Which one of these statements from the article would be considered clinically important?
a. Even if this convenience sample appears to have characteristics in common with the target population the views of non-responders are unknown.
b. The ability to generalize the results from this study to other nursing populations where healthcare is not government funded is limited.
c. The majority of the participants in the study were female.
d. Using a longitudinal design could help us better understand how dimensions of the psychosocial work environment could cause psychological distress in new generation nurses.
e. A need exists for strategies to mitigate the experience of psychological distress experienced by new generation nurses.