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Week 6B--Presenting Our Data

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Post here in visual form the results of the data you have gathered in your survey.

By 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20 post here the results of the data you've gathered.
1. create a graph in excel
2. save as picture (control click on the chart to get this option)
3. log on to Serendip; go to new forum and post a comment
4. click on "upload image" and browse for the one you've created
5. submit the image
6. then insert the image--> BEING SURE TO SELECT "400 pixels width of page,"
so we can actually READ it!


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Sleep habits and stress

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Sleep Graphs

How much exercise do the participants get?: Assuming athletes are more in tune with their bodies and health, do they get more sleep?How much exercise do the participants get?: Assuming athletes are more in tune with their bodies and health, do they get more sleep?Finally figured out how to do this. Its easy!Average number of hours of sleep weekly in study participantsAverage number of hours of sleep weekly in study participants
Shoshi's picture

The Best Solution to the Freshman 15

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Julia's graph

Julia' graph

People who were active in high school: decreased activity/ decreased positive school work

People who were inactive in High school: increased activity/ decreased positive school work

People active in High School: increased activity or same activity/ increased positive school work

People inactive in High School: increased or same activity/ same positive school work

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A comparison of the effects of the "dorm environment"

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Stretching Among Bryn Mawr Athletes

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mlapiana's picture

Time Management Habits on Pem West 3rd

CSEM Data Collection

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Sleep Data of Denbigh Freshmen










jpfeiffer's picture

Studying Habits of Brecon Second Residents

Hey guys, I used Survey Monkey for my study, and because I have the most basic account, it will not allow me to post the link. However, the results of my study can be found through: logging onto username: jpfeiffer password: 1golfer Then, click on analyze data. It is my own personal password, yet with the Honor Code, I don't have any problem giving it out, especially when it's the only way to view the results. Thanks!
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Sleep Survey

Sleep Survey

I surveyed a group of 15 college students (P1-P15) ranging from 17-19 years of age about their overall level of rest with the amount of importance they place on sleep. Students that placed a higer "value" on sleep than others tended to show that they would forgo other activities in order to get sleep. The Participants were asked to rate five statements on a scale of 1-5 with 1 being "I completely disagree" and 5 being "I completely agree".

Statement 1 (S1): I feel well rested most of the time.

Statement 2 (S2): Sleep is of high priority to me.

Statement 3 (S3): Tiredness does not interfere with my daily routine.

Statement 4 (S4): Compared to my other activities sleep is less important. 

Statement 5 (S5): I have to take frequent naps to keep up with my schedule.




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Rock 2nd 2nd Customs Group Data

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Motivation for Exercise

Exercise for body image?

 For "satisfaction with body" answers were rated 1-3, 1 being unsatisfied, 2 being sometimes satisfied, and 3 being satisfied.

"# of hours spent exercising" was on a scale from 0-6 hours. 





 "Enjoyment" was determined on a 1-3 scale, 1 meaning the participant does not enjoy exercising, 2 meaning they sometimes enjoy exercising, and 3 meaning they enjoy exercising.

"# of hours" is on a scale from 0-6, same as the graph above. 


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Restless in Rockefeller: Data

For questions 1-3, a score of 1 was the weakest and a score of 5 was the strongest. 

All of these results are for residents of Rockefeller 1st-1st and 1st-2nd.  The serendip image uploader shrank my results too much, so I just made a photobucket album and directly linked the images.


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Athletes v. Non-Athletes Sleep Study

I surveyed 17 Athletes and 20 Non-Athletes.




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Architecture and eating



BLUE- Number of meals before Bryn Mawr

RED- Number of meals after Bryn Mawr


The purpose of my survey was trying to figure out whether the location of a dorm affects the eating habits of a student. To narrow down my search I only surveyed freshmen from 3 dorms. Denbigh dorm because it is central on campus. Brecon dorm because it is further from dining halls than any other dorm. And Haffner because it is located right next to a dining hall. 

My results are not reliable because I only surveyed 6 freshmen from each dorm. For the sake of an argument though it does seem as though half the students at Haffner are eating more at college than they did at home. Half the students I surveyed from Brecon are eating less now than they did at home. A couple students in Denbigh are eating less now that they are in college, but again that could be caused by many reasons. 




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survey results

everyone on the survey was a college student 






cantaloupe's picture

athletes versus non-athletes

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Sleep survey

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Exercise Increases Happiness and Satisfaction

 The subjects of this survey were random 15 students in my hall (Rhoads South 1st). This survey was to see how much exercise students were getting at college, considering the workload and extracurricular activities that they have to worry about. It was also to see how much of an impact students believed exercise had on their daily lives.

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The results showed that 7 out of 15 students have barely been getting any exercise every since they came to Bryn Mawr. Yet, 12 of those 15 students strongly believe that it is important for schools to require students to participate in a club sport or to take a physical education class every year. Students are well aware of the fact that exercise has a positive effect on their overall lifestyle (academic, mood and organization wise), and that it has been scientifically proved that exercise is a stimulus for happiness. From this survey, it is fair to conclude that not enough students have a healthy exercise habit, which is a problem, because many strongly believe that exercise can reduce stress, become more organized, and feel relieved.


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I asked several questions to see if the change from high school to college had caused depression in any of the 15 Bryn Mawr College freshmen I surveyed.Happiness and Stress Levels








emily's picture

Procrastination Graphs

 I had a lot of data to present because my questions had many dimensions. The first graph compares hours spent doing homework to hours spent sleeping. I thought this graph set up was the best way to compare both times. The rest of the graphs are in a different format and they may seem confusing at first until you understand what is going on. Each number on the scale is represented by a certain color, which is made clear in the legend on the side. The bar above each section compares the range from the scale answered for that question. For example, in the second graph, one can see that more people "always" do their homework after dinner than "rarely". Also, one can compare positive responses and negative responses. For example, most people chose "always", "most of the time", or "sometimes, but usually" for after dinner (positive responses) as oppose to "sometimes, but usually not", "rarely", and "never" (negative responses). This way of reading the graph is common for all the graphs except the 1st. The free response questions I asked at the beginning and end were just for my interest and not for the purpose of graphing. Also, the option "other" was chosen so infrequently (only two times) that I discarded it from my graphs so as not to have any unnecessary outliers. 

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Anne Dalke's picture

A little (more) food for thought...

...while you're on break: Michael Pollan's "Open Letter to the Next Farmer-in Chief," in today's NYTimes Magazine: The Food Issue.
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Relationship between health habits, engagement and depression

Thanks again to everyone who completed the survey I handed out on Thursday!

I wanted to find out if being actively engaged with something that is personally meaningful can counter depression (regardless of personal health habits). I sorted the answers to my questions into three groups - health habits, levels of engagement and symptoms of depression.  You can see the results in the chart below.

Yellow = personal health habits

Purple = level of engagement

Blue = depression

Relationship between Personal Health Habits, Engagement and Depression

 The numbers at the bottom indicate individual respondents (24), the numbers on the left are perecentages (how depressed, engaged, healthy, etc.) up to 100%.

From this small sample, it looks like levels of engagement tend to correspond with personal health habits and that, in general, depression is conversely related to both.


Anne Dalke's picture

From Leigh Raphael

I asked three questions about exercising to freshman women at Bryn Mawr and 33 people responded. I asked the Freshman Fifteen question first, the body image question second and the question about the gym as my third question. My results showed that to the 33 people who responded, body image is important at some level to them. Even when everyone marked off that body image is important to them, the majority of people never go to the gym. 13 people (the majority) do not go to the gym at all. It is also interesting how to the 7 people who marked off that the Freshman Fifteen is not a concern, they still marked off that body image is important to them at some level. It seems that the underlying image is that body image is important. I guess if I were to do another survey I would then ask how they deal with their body image.



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Erdman 2nd's Motivation to Exercise

Erdman 2nd's Motivation to Exercise: My graph representing Erdman 2nd Floor's Motivation to exercise

My graph representing Erdman 2nd Floor's Motivation to exercise