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Statistics for Healthcare Professionals
An Introduction

Second Edition


April 2014 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This book introduces you to the basic rules and principles of statistics and shows you how straightforward statistical tests can be performed and analysed in relation to healthcare.

Key features of the text are:

-Examples which show how statistics are used in the real world
-Exercises to test your understanding and develop your proficiency
-A glossary to remind you of key terms.
-Additional online material including guides to using Microsoft Excel and SPSS and sample datasets.


 
Statistics for Health Care Research
 
The Statistical Approach: When Should It Be Applied?
 
Measuring, Sampling and Error
 
Questionnaires
 
The Studies
 
Descriptive Statistics
 
Displaying Data
 
Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics
 
An Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
 
Distributions and Probabilities
 
Making Predictions
 
Testing for Differences Between Means
 
Errors and ANOVAs
 
Not Normal
 
Non-parametric Tests
 
Tests for Association: Chi-Square
 
Tests for Association: Correlation and Regression
 
How Big a Sample: Power Analysis
 
Analysing Data from Systematic Reviews
 
Choosing Test Statistics

I run a course on introduction to statistics and I find the book very helpful in helping students to understand various basis statistical concepts

Dr Ven Veeramah
Health DVPT Department, Greenwich University
May 29, 2014

This is a really good text which will support students through their dissertation proposal and project.
It covers statistics in a simple understandable way.

Mrs Pamela Williams
School of Human & Health Sciences, Huddersfield University
May 29, 2014

This is a useful text for helping under graduate and post graduate students undertand statistical anaysis. It may be useful for students learning critical analysis and literature review.

Eryl Zac
Nursing and Midwifery, Swansea University
April 3, 2014
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