Statistics from Scratch: An Introduction for Health Care Professionals

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780471963257: Statistics from Scratch: An Introduction for Health Care Professionals

This is a down-to-earth, user-friendly guide to elementary statistics, designed specifically to help today?s health care professionals acquire the skills necessary to collect, interpret, describe and present sample data in a clear, unambiguous and focused manner. No previous knowledge?other than simple mathematics?is assumed. Key features include:

  • Practical tips on how to obtain and interpret basic descriptive statistics.
  • Detailed explanation of the crucial distinctions between different types of sample data.
  • Invaluable help in choosing the most appropriate ways of summarising data.
  • Comprehensive coverage of a wide variety of tasks from methods of data collection to the best ways of presenting data.
  • Use of real data in a host of helpful work-through examples and end-of-chapter exercises.
  • A multitude of illustrative cases, in every chapter, drawn from current literature and practice.
  • Detailed and explicit help in using several commonly available computer packages for data analysis including SPSS, MINITAB, and EPI.
  • Liberal use of explanatory graphs.
Ideal for both students and professionals, in health care and medicine, who are approaching the subject of statistics for the first time, this book presents enough information to carry out basic analytical tasks while also providing a solid foundation on which to build detailed knowledge for more complex work. That?s what you call a measure of spread!

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

This is a down-to-earth, user-friendly guide to elementary statistics, designed specifically to help today's health care professionals acquire the skills necessary to collect, interpret, describe, and present sample data in a clear, unambiguous, and focused manner. No previous knowledge, other than simple mathematics, is assumed. It offers practical tips on how to understand and critically evaluate the statistical sections of research studies and reports, and covers a wide variety of tasks from simple data collection to more complex analysis of treatments and outcomes. Detailed and explicit help in using commonly available computer packages, including SPSS, MINITAB, and EPI is also given.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Bowers, David
Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 0471963259 ISBN 13: 9780471963257
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0471963259 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0187539

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
46.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.75
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Bowers, David
Published by Wiley (1996)
ISBN 10: 0471963259 ISBN 13: 9780471963257
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110471963259

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
53.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.49
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds