# discussion with one to two sentences nursing research

**Question:**

Please write 1 or 2 sentences regarding the importance of this week’s reading.

**NOTE****:**

This week the focus is on numbers and volume, in other words quantitative data. Remember that this type of data is information about quantities; that is, information that can be measured and written down with numbers. Some examples of quantitative data include your height, your shoe size, and the length of your fingernails. This week the essentials to focus are III and V. Please make sure to focus on the different approaches to quantitative data and explore different level of measurement: nominal, ordinal, interval, etc. At the end of this week you should be able to understand the importance of quantitative data, and explore different ways to utilize the data.