How to Display Data / Edition 1

How to Display Data / Edition 1

by Jenny V. Freeman, Stephen J. Walters, Michael J. Campbell
     
 

Effective data presentation is an essential skill for anybody wishing to display or publish research results, but when done badly, it can convey a misleading or confusing message. This new addition to the popular “How to” series explains how to present data in journal articles, grant applications or research presentations clearly, accurately and

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Overview

Effective data presentation is an essential skill for anybody wishing to display or publish research results, but when done badly, it can convey a misleading or confusing message. This new addition to the popular “How to” series explains how to present data in journal articles, grant applications or research presentations clearly, accurately and logically, increasing the chances of successful publication.

Packed with real examples from scientific literature, this instructive handbook describes appropriate methods for displaying a variety of quantitative information using both graphs and tables, to enhance the interpretation of scientific research. Examples of bad presentation highlight the pitfalls of data display and will ensure that readers never fall into the same traps!

Written in a readable and accessible style, How to Display Data is a must-have guide for anyone who needs to present data in journal articles, grant applications, or at research meetings.

Clear and accurate presentation of data is an essential part of medical publication. Currently the standard in journals and at conferences is poor. This short and easy-to-use book shows you how to present data clearly and logically, helping you to get your submission accepted. It has plenty of examples of good and poor data display, and the final chapter reviews existing software.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405139748
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/19/2008
Series:
HOW - How To Series, #7
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1 Introduction to data display.

2 How to display data badly.

3 Displaying univariate categorical data.

4 Displaying quantitative data.

5 Displaying the relationship between two continuous variables.

6 Data in tables.

7 Reporting study results.

8 Time series plots and survival curves.

9 Displaying results in presentations.

Index.

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