Statistical Methods for Health Care Research / Edition 5

Statistical Methods for Health Care Research / Edition 5

by Barbara Hazard Munro
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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


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Statistical Methods for Health Care Research / Edition 5

Focusing on the statistical methods most frequently used in the health care literature and featuring numerous charts, graphs, and up-to-date examples from the literature, this text provides a thorough foundation for the statistics portion of nursing and all health care research courses. All Fifth Edition chapters include new examples and new computer printouts using the latest software, SPSS for Windows, Version 12. New material on regression diagnostics has been added.

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ISBN-13: 9780781748407
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/05/2004
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 7.36(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1Understanding the Data1
Chapter 1Organizing and Displaying Data3
Chapter 2Univariate Descriptive Statistics33
Chapter 3Key Principles of Statistical Inference73
Section 2Specific Statistical Techniques107
Chapter 4Selected Nonparametric Techniques109
Chapter 5t Tests: Measuring the Differences Between Group Means137
Chapter 6Differences Among Group Means: One-Way Analysis of Variance151
Chapter 7Differences Among Group Means: Multifactorial Analysis of Variance173
Chapter 8Analysis of Covariance199
Chapter 9Repeated Measures Analysis of Variance213
Chapter 10Correlation239
Chapter 11Regression259
Chapter 12Regression Diagnostics and Canonical Correlation287
Chapter 13Logistic Regression301
Chapter 14Exploratory Factor Analysis321
Chapter 15Confirmatory Factor Analysis351
Chapter 16Path Analysis377
Chapter 17Structural Equation Modeling405
Appendix APercent of Total Area of Normal Curve Between a z-Score and the Mean447
Appendix BDistribution of x[superscript 2] Probability449
Appendix CDistribution of t451
Appendix DThe 5% and 1% Points for the Distribution of F453
Appendix ECritical Values of the Correlation Coefficient457
Appendix FTransformation of r to z[subscript r]459
Appendix GSurvey for Exercises461

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