This introductory textbook explores the role of research in health care and focuses in particular on the importance of organizing and describing research data using basic statistics. The goal of the text is to teach students how to analyze data and present the results of evidence-based data analysis. Based on the commonly-used SPSS software, a comprehensive range of statistical techniquesaboth parametric and non-parametricaare presented and explained. Examples are given from nursing, health administration, and health professions, followed by an opportunity for students to immediately practice the technique.Index A a posteriori probability, 60 a priori probability, 60 abstracts, of research papers, 377a378, 378b addition rule, 65a66 alpha (a) levels, 85, 91, 94, 108a109. ... See also specific tests analysis of variance (ANOVA) One-Wa ANOVA tables, 178, 178t, 184b, 192 assumptions, 182b, ... 196a197 questions answered by, 5, 293 SPSS procedures, 307a311, 308ba309b, 310ta311t step-by-step procedure, anbsp;...

Title | : | Statistics for Nursing and Allied Health |

Author | : | Stacey Beth Plichta, Laurel S. Garzon |

Publisher | : | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2009 |

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