University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Dept. of Health Services Policy and Management, HSPM J716

Data for Assignment 1

Hi! Here are your data for HSPM J716 assignment 1.

(Later, for the last part of assignment 1A, you will need an additional data set. Those data are on this other page.)

These data are randomly generated each time this page loads in your browser. Each student gets a different data set. You will get a different data set, too, if you leave this page and come back to it later.

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 Individual Work 

Learning from a classmate is a great way to learn. Helping a classmate is an even better way to learn. If you ask someone for help, you are doing that someone a favor. If you help a friend, you help yourself, too.

However, working as a group on one data set is not OK. For this assignment, each of you must have your own data set. Draw your own graph. For all assignments, your hands must be on the keyboard. What you send in must be something that you created.

1/14/13: If you see security messages, do go ahead and activate the Java add-on or plug-in. Copying and pasting may not work. You may have to hand-copy the data to a piece of paper and then hand-type them into the spreadsheet. Sorry! Hopefully, Java will be fixed soon.

Instructions for copying and pasting the data into your spreadsheet: (If these instructions don't work, write the data down. Then type the data into your spreadsheet as described in the Assignment 1 pdf instructions.)

  1. 1/14/13: The data are already selected, so skip this step.
    Select all the data by
    1. right-clicking in the box and choosing Select All, or
    2. clicking in the box and pressing Ctrl+a , or
    3. clicking in the upper left corner and dragging with the mouse to cover all the data
  2. press Ctrl+C (Command+C on a Mac),
  3. start up your spreadsheet,
  4. move the cell selector to where you want the "X" to go (cell B1 of a blank spreadsheet, if you are following the Assignment 1 instructions), and
  5. paste the data into your spreadsheet (Ctrl+V should work).
  6. Please stop further work on your spreadsheet until after you have drawn the graph. The Assignment 1 pdf has a graph paper page.

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