Hospital Data (Statdisk) contains basic demographic information on 250 patients, hea

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(Statdisk) contains basic demographic information on 250 patients admitted to a

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community hospital over a two week period. The first row of the worksheet

indicates the variable names:

  Gender

  Male (M) or female (F)

  Ethnicity  SevIllnessCode  These are All Patient Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (APR-DRG)

categories of severity of illness, ranging from:

  SevIllnessDescr

  Mild (Category 1) to extreme (Category 4)

  Age

  In years

  Wt

  Patient weight, in kilograms

  Ht 

  Patient height, in centimeters

  BMI

  Patient body mass index (BMI), where BMI = wt/ht*2, with weight in

kilograms

  and ht height in meters

  APR-DRG

  Denotes All Patient Refined Diagnosis Related Group, a widely used

inpatient

  classification

system.

For this discussion, describe and summarize the demographic

information on these patients. You may use tables or graphs (or both) for this

purpose. Your goal is to convey to the reader an accurate snapshot of these

patients. Support your response with correct scholarly sources