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Date registered: September 6, 2018

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  1. ANALYSIS — January 28, 2019
  2. Statistics — December 17, 2018
  3. Data — November 14, 2018
  4. ZAPS Data — November 6, 2018
  5. Progress so far — November 5, 2018

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Jan 28


Wilson Stringer Independent Study Mr. Bessias 28/01/19 Independent Study Analysis   Part 1: Programming   Over the past two semesters, I have been studying and working on my independent study. The point of my study was to see if socioeconomic status correlates with bad pregnancy outcomes (stillbirth, preterm birth, low birth weight). I started out …

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Dec 17


I am sorry that I have not been uploading recently, I have been working on my project and simply forget about doing this at times. I will update you on what is happening though. I have now switched to SAS because it is easier for me to work on and my father can help me …

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Nov 14


Over the weekend and through this week I have been working on the data table that I am going to use. I created it and I have been adding things to it throughout this week. It has the qualitative quantities and the different characteristics that I am going to use. I used word to create this and …

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Nov 06


My mom sent me a ZAPS Database as an example of what mine would eventually look like with a paper at the end and all of the other things involved in this. I printed out this data and I was annotating what I thought was interesting and necessary to add to mine. This data is …

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Nov 05

Progress so far

Today I would just like to talk about where I am as of now and where I need to be in the timeline that I gave myself. I have been using R and discovering it throughout the first Quarter. I have the Dataset and I am cleaning that right now. I have been talking to …

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Nov 02


Today I looked through an old data set that my mom gave me as a sample for what I should be looking for. I was able to go through it and figure out what I need to do. It was a good help that I needed because I was a little confused on what exactly …

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Oct 31

Sorting Data/Cleaning

Over the past few days, I have been talking more and more with my mom’s friends about how I am going to clean the data. I have a meeting set up with her this weekend and she is going to help me with the data processing. On top of that, I am going to need …

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Oct 29

Data tables

So this week I am going to meet with one of my dad’s friends that helped gather the information and she is going to help me program and clean the data. When I went to Zambia this summer I met with her and she agreed to help me so that is what I am going …

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Oct 25

Cleaning Data

As it has come to the end of the quarter I am right where I need to be in order to move along with this independent study. I have become a little more familiar with R and I think soon I will be able to go meet with Mr. Ross on a more frequent basis. I …

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Oct 24

More about data cleaning

“Data Cleansing or data scrubbing is the process of identifying and correcting inaccurate data from a dataset. With reference to customer data, data cleansing the process of maintaining consistent and accurate (clean) customer database through identification & removal of inaccurate (dirty) data.”- this is what Data cleaning is and the reason its this important is because it makes the data reliable and then you can take what you …

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