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# Statistical Methods for Health Care Research - With CD - 5th edition

## ISBN10: 0781748402

Edition: 5TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
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## ISBN10: 0781748402

Edition: 5TH 05

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### 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 added.

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.

### Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Organizing and Displaying Data
Ch. 2. Univariate Descriptive Statistics
Ch. 3. Introduction to Inferential Statistics and Hypothesis Testing
Ch. 4. Confidence Interval Estimates and Significance Tests for Percentages: Examples to Aid Understanding of Statistical Inference
Ch. 5. Selected Nonparametric Techniques
Ch. 6. t Tests: Measuring the Differences Between Group Means
Ch. 7. Differences Among Group Means: One-Way Analysis of Variance
Ch. 8. Differences Among Group Means: Multifactorial Analysis of Variance
Ch. 9. Analysis of Covariance
Ch. 10. Repeated Measures Analysis of Variance
Ch. 11. Correlation
Ch. 12. Regression
Ch. 13. Logistic Regression
Ch. 14. Grouping Techniques
Ch. 15. Path Analysis
Ch. 16. Structural Equation Modeling
Glossary
App. A Percent of Total Area of Normal Curve Between a z-Score and the Mean
App. B Distribution of [actual symbol not reproducible] Probability
App. C Distribution of t
App. D The 5% and 1% Points for the Distribution of F
App. E Critical Values of the Correlation Coefficient
App. F Transformation of r to z
App. G Survey for Exercises