This question is based on Locomotor milestones and babywalkers: cross sectional study (Garrett et al. (2002) British Medical Journal 324, 1494.) Read the paper and answer the questions.
Question 1. Baby walker use was reported to start at a median age of 26 weeks, (interquartile range 26-28). What does this tell us about the distribution of age of first use?
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Question 2. In the table, the difference in mean time to stand alone was 3.32 weeks, (95% confidence interval 4.87 to 1.77). What does this statement mean and what can we conclude?
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Question 3. In the table, the P value for the difference in mean time to stand alone was <0.0001. What does this statement mean and what can we conclude?
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Question 4. Can we conclude that babywalkers delay development?
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Question 5. How might the data on time to roll over influence our interpretation of the results of this study?
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