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Statistics for Health Care Research A Practical Workbook

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ISBN-10: 141600226X

ISBN-13: 9781416002260

Edition: 2007

Authors: Susan K. Grove

List price: $57.95
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Statistics for Health Care Research: A Practical Workbook is a concise, practical tool that will help you develop confidence in interpreting the statistical data in health sciences research articles. It features 45 exercises designed to strengthen your understanding of sampling, measurement, and statistical analysis techniques. It's the only workbook of its kind to include research examples from both the nursing and the medical literature for a complete perspective on health sciences research.
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Book details

List price: $57.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 2/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Identifying Level of Measurement: Nominal
Identifying Level of Measurement: Ordinal
Identifying Level of Measurement: Interval/Ratio
Understanding Percentages
Frequency Distributions with Percentages
Cumulative Percentages and Percentile Ranks
Interpreting Histograms
Interpreting Line Graphs
Identifying Probability and Nonprobability Sampling Methods
Understanding the Sampling Section of a Research Report: Sample Criteria Sample Size Refusal Rate, and Mortality Rate
Using Statistics to Describe a Study Sample
Using Power Analysis to Determine Sample Size
Understanding Reliability Values of Measurement Methods
Understanding Validity Values of Measurement Methods
Measurement of Central Tendency: Mean Median and Mode
Mean and Standard Deviation
Mean Standard Deviation, and 68% of the Normal Curve
Mean, Standard Deviation, and 95% and 99% of the Normal Curve
Determining Skewness of a Distribution
Understanding T Scores
Effect Size
Scatterplot
Pearson's Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient
Understanding Pearson's r, Effect Size, and Percentage of Variance Explained
Multiple Correlations I
Multiple Correlations II
Simple Linear Regression
Multiple Linear Regression
T-test for Independent Groups I
T-test for Independent Groups II
T-test for Dependent Groups
Significance of Correlation Coefficient
Standard Error of the Mean: 95th Confidence Interval
Standard Error of the Mean: 99th Confidence Interval
Standard Error of a Percentage and 95th Confidence Interval
Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) I
Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) II
Post Hoc Analyses Following ANOVA
Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Correlation Coefficient, and 95% Confidence Interval
Chi Square (x[superscript 2]) I
Chi Square (x[superscript 2]) II
Spearman Rank-Order Correlation Coefficient
Mann-Whitney U Test
Wilcoxon Matched-Pairs Signed-Ranks Test
Examining Sensitivity and Specificity of Diagnostic and Screening Tests