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Statistics and Data Analysis for Nursing Research / Edition 2
     

Statistics and Data Analysis for Nursing Research / Edition 2

by Denise F. Polit Ph.D., FAAN, Eileen Lake
 

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ISBN-10: 0135085071

ISBN-13: 9780135085073

Pub. Date: 08/19/2009

Publisher: Pearson

The second edition of Statistics and Data Analysis for Nursing , uses a conversational style to teach students how to use statistical methods and procedures to analyze research findings. Readers are guided through the complete analysis process from performing a statistical analysis to the rationale behind doing so. Special focus is given to

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The second edition of Statistics and Data Analysis for Nursing , uses a conversational style to teach students how to use statistical methods and procedures to analyze research findings. Readers are guided through the complete analysis process from performing a statistical analysis to the rationale behind doing so. Special focus is given to quantitative methods. Other features include management of data, how to "clean" data, and how to work around missing data. New to this edition are

updated research examples utilizinging examples from an international mix of studies published by nurse researchers in 2006-2009.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135085073
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/19/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
490
Sales rank:
47,729
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter Chapter Title

1 Introduction to Data Analysis in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment

2 Frequency Distribution: Tabulating and Displaying Data

3 Central Tendency, Variability, and Location

4 Correlation, Crosstabulation, and Risk Indexes: Describing Relationships:

5 Statistical Inference

6 t Tests

7 Analysis of Variance

8 Chi Square and Other Nonparametric Tests

9 Correlation and Simple Regression

10 Multiple Regression

11 Analysis of Covariance, MANOVA, and Other Related Multivariate Techniques

12 Using Logistic Regression

13 Factor Analysis and Internal Consistency Reliability Analysis

14 Missing Values

Appendix A: Theoretical Probability Tables

Appendix B: Power Analysis/Effect Size Tables

Appendix C: Tips on Handling Missing Data

Appendix D: Answers for Selected Exercises

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