Data analysis is critical for obtaining credible results from nursing studies. The meaning of the data analysis findings can be discussed and conclusions drawn.

Share what you learned about descriptive analysis (statistics), inferential analysis (statistics), and qualitative data analysis; include something interesting you learned and your thoughts on why data analysis is necessary for discovering credible nursing findings.
When considering the application of findings to nursing practice, compare clinical significance and statistical significance; include which one is more meaningful to you.