# Scatter plot interpretation | Nursing homework help

X=# of cigarettes smoked (0=none; light=1-10; heavy=11-20); y= Duration of stress test (min); N=25

0, 34

0, 32

0, 31

5, 27

8, 24

10, 23

15, 20

20, 21

20, 24

0, 25

0, 35

0, 26

4, 22

9, 22

6, 20

17, 15

20, 10

11, 13

0, 21

0, 20

0, 13

10, 17

8, 17

4, 14

10, 16

**Describe the relationship between the ****variables**** in your dataset by interpreting the Scatter Plot that you have created. You will describe this relationship by answering the following questions:**

**1. Insert the Scatter Plot you have created into your post.**

**2. Describe the following characteristics of the correlation result as interpreted from the Scatter Plot you created: **

**– strength **** – direction**

**3. Is this a Pearson r Scatter Plot or a Spearman Rho Scatter Plot? Justify your answer. **

**4. Based on your interpretation of the Scatter Plot you have created, formulate a null ****hypothesis**** consistent with these results. **

**5. Are there outliers in this data set? How do you assess for these when interpreting a Scatter Plot? **

**6. What additional information do you need to determine if this correlation is statistically significant? Does the Scatter Plot provide this information? If the correlation ****is**** statistically significant, does that mean you ****reject****or****fail to reject ****H0?**