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[LE 1027]                     FEBRUARY 2014                     Sub. Code: 4733
B.Sc (Nursing) DEGREE EXAMINATION
(New Regulations for the candidates admitted from 2006-07 onwards)
FINAL YEAR
Paper III NURSING RESEARCH AND STATISTICS
Q.P. Code : 664733
Time: Three hours                                                                                           Maximum : 75 marks
SECTION A
NURSING RESEARCH

I. Elaborate on: (1x15=15)
1. Explain the methods and types of writing research reports.

II. Write Notes on: (4x5 =20)
1. Difference between qualitative and quantitative research designs
2. Sources and steps of review of literature
3. Ethics in nursing research
4. Evidence based practice

III. Short Answer Questions: (7x2 =14)
1. Mention any four characteristics of nursing research
2. Expand (a) CINAHL (b) MEDLINE
3. Types of qualitative research
4. Hawthrone effect
5. Reliability
6. Define hypothesis
7. Sampling types
SECTION B
STATISTICS

I. Elaborate on : (1x15 = 15)
1. In a study find out the correlation coefficient between the distance from the health centre and the number of antenatal visits, with the 
    following data.
    Distance (Km): 2 2 4 6 7 8 9 10
    No of Visits : 6 7 5 4 4 3 2 1

II. Write Notes on: (1x5 = 5)
1. Steps involved in testing of hypothesis

III. Short Answer Questions: (3x2 = 6)
1. Define Biostatistics
2. Advantages of diagrammatic representation
3. Write the properties of Mean.


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