Attribute Data

1. Open the table associated with each of the four geospatial data layers for this lab
one at a time.
a. How many records are in each of the four geospatial data layers?
2. Open the hospitals (Hospitals) table.
a. How many hospitals are in Floyd County and what are the names of the
hospitals?
b. How many hospitals are in McCracken County and what are the names of
the hospitals?
c. How many hospitals are in zip code 40508 and what are the names of the
hospitals?
d. How many hospitals are in Ashland and what are the names of the
hospitals?
3. What is the average population for Kentucky counties in 1970? In 1990? What
is the total population for Kentucky in 1980? In 2010? Use the fields POPxx.
4. What county had the second smallest population in 2010? What county had the
second lowest population density in 2010? Use fields POP10 and POP10SQ.
5. Explain what the Summarize function does. How does it work? What are some
of the summary options?
6. Hand in the table you created in the section about Summarizing Fields.
Summarize the addname field.
7. To join or link two tables, what properties must a common field have?
8. When you joined the tables for Madison_water_wells and well_data.dbf in the
Joining Tables section, what is the source table and what is the destination
table? What is the difference between the two?