Impact of Eating Before Bed on Sleep Patterns

Determine whether eating before bed influences sleep patterns. List each of the seven steps for conducting a statistical study.

To answer this question, explain what you would do to complete each step. What type of data (quantitative or categorical) will you be looking for? What are some examples? What methods would you use to gather information? Which sampling method would you use and why? What questions would you ask to find out more about the quality of the data? Why is it important to gather and report valid and reliable data?