Statistics for Health Care Professionals: Working With Excel / Edition 2

Statistics for Health Care Professionals: Working With Excel / Edition 2

by James E. Veney, John F. Kros, David A. Rosenthal, Veney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470393319

ISBN-13: 9780470393314

Pub. Date: 09/08/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Statistics for Health Care Professionals: Working with Excel (second edition) is written in a clear, easily followed style keyed to the powerful statistical tool, Microsoft Excel 2007. It introduces the use of statistics applicable to health administration, health policy, public health, health information management, and other professions, emphasizing the logic

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Statistics for Health Care Professionals: Working with Excel (second edition) is written in a clear, easily followed style keyed to the powerful statistical tool, Microsoft Excel 2007. It introduces the use of statistics applicable to health administration, health policy, public health, health information management, and other professions, emphasizing the logic of probability and statistical analysis in all areas. Coverage includes data acquisition, data display, basics of probability, data distributions, confidence limits and hypothesis testing, statistical tests for categorical data, tests for related and unrelated data, analysis of variance, simple linear regression, multiple regression, and analysis with a dichotomous categorical dependent variable. A glossary and section-by-section review questions round out this uniquely comprehensive and accessible text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470393314
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/08/2009
Series:
Public Health/Epidemiology and Biostatistics Series, #9
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
1,059,585
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

The Authors xvii

PART ONE 1

1 STATISTICS AND EXCEL 3

2 EXCEL AS A STATISTICAL TOOL 29

3 DATA ACQUISITION: SAMPLING AND DATA PREPARATION 65

4 DATA DISPLAY: DESCRIPTIVE PRESENTATION,

5 BASIC CONCEPTS OF PROBABILITY 145

6 MEASURES OF CENTRAL TENDENCY AND DISPERSION: DATA DISTRIBUTIONS 185

PART TWO 235

7 CONFIDENCE LIMITS AND HYPOTHESIS TESTING 237

8 STATISTICAL TESTS FOR CATEGORICAL DATA 269

9 t TESTS FOR RELATED AND UNRELATED DATA 291

10 ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE 317

11 SIMPLE LINEAR REGRESSION 359

12 MULTIPLE REGRESSION: CONCEPTS AND CALCULATION 387

13 EXTENSIONS OF MULTIPLE REGRESSION 415

14 ANALYSIS WITH A DICHOTOMOUS CATEGORICAL DEPENDENT VARIABLE 453

GLOSSARY 483

REFERENCES 493

INDEX 495

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