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Statistics and Data Analysis for Nursing Research

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ISBN-10: 0135085071

ISBN-13: 9780135085073

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Denise F. Polit, Eileen Lake

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Introductory text covers the statistical methods and procedures needed to analyze research findings.Special focus is given to quantitative methods. Other features include management of data, how to "clean" data, and how to work around missing data.Graduate nursing students.
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Book details

List price: $115.40
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Susan Norwood is a professor of nursing at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, where she teaches critical care nursing, professional nursing, ethics, and understanding suffering. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, her master's degree from Boston College, and her PhD from Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has been a practicing critical care nurse for over 30 years and a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses for nearly as long. She has published and presented in the areas of critical care nursing, nursing ethics, nursing history, suffering experienced by patients as well as health care providers, and conflict among members of the health care team.

Introduction to Data Analysis in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment
Frequency Distributions: Tabulating and Displaying Data
Central Tendency, Variability, and Relative Standing
Bivariate Description: Crosstabulation, Risk Indexes, and Correlation
Statistical Inference
t Tests: Testing Two Mean Differences
Analysis of Variance
Chi-Square and Nonparametric Tests
Correlation and Simple Regression
Multiple Regression
Analysis of Covariance, Multivariate ANOVA, and Related Multivariate Analyses
Logistic Regression
Factor Analysis and Internal Consistency Reliability Analysis
Missing Values
References
Glossary
Appendices
Theoretical Sampling Distribution Tables
Tables for Power Analyses
Answers to Exercises, Part A
Index