Summary: 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 add ...show moreed.
Each chapter ends with classroom-tested application exercises in which students apply concepts using actual research data sets provided on a back-of-book CD-ROM. An Instructor's Resource CD-ROM includes Power Point slides. ...show less