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Define: Normality

Condition of being normal, state of being usual typical, or expected

2

What % of observations fall within 1 SD of the Mean

2/3s

68%

3

What % of observations fall within 2 SD of the Mean

95%

4

What % of observations fall within 3 SD of the Mean

99%

5

Most distributions in the physical and biological sciences resemble what kind of a distribution?

Normal Distribution

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What values fall under abnormal characteristics for a normal/Gaussian distribution?

Values beyond 2 SDs from the the mean

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Define: Gaussian

Distribution of test results is normall distributed

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Define: Percentile

Lies within a present percentile

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Define: Risk Factor

Carries no additional risk of morbidity and mortality

10

Define: Therapeutic

Range of test results beyond which therapy does more good than harm

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Define: Diagnostic

Range of test results beyond which a specific disease is, with known probability, present or absent

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Define: Culturally Desirable

Socially or Politically aspired to