Statistical Methods for Practice and Research

A Guide to Data Analysis Using SPSS

Author: Ajai S Gaur,Sanjaya S Gaur

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761935025

Category: Mathematics

Page: 169

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SPSS is one of the most comprehensive and powerful computer packages available for analyzing statistical data. The book is designed to help beginners—including business managers, students and researchers—to effectively solve statistical problems with the use of the latest version of SPSS (14.0). After providing a brief overview of SPSS and basic statistical concepts, the authors cover:

Statistical Methods for Organizational Research

Theory and Practice

Author: Chris Dewberry

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 041533425X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 340

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'Statistical Methods for Organizational Research' provides a theoretical and practical introduction to the subject for students, researchers and practitioners involved in quantitative research.

Statistics for Nursing Research

A Workbook for Evidence-Based Practice

Author: Susan K. Grove,Daisha J. Cipher

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323376614

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 5735


Understand the statistical methods used in nursing research articles! Statistics for Nursing Research: A Workbook for Evidence-Based Practice, 2nd Edition helps you interpret and analyze the statistical data found in health sciences research articles. Practical exercises show how to critically appraise sampling and measurement techniques, evaluate results, and conduct a power analysis for a study. Written by nursing statistics experts Susan Grove and Daisha Cipher, this is the only statistics workbook for nursing to include research examples from both nursing and medical literature for a complete perspective on health sciences research. Comprehensive coverage includes exercises that address all common techniques of sampling, measurement, and statistical analysis that you are likely to see in nursing and medical literature. A literature-based approach incorporates a relevant research article into each exercise/chapter, with key excerpts. 45 sampling, measurement, and statistical analysis exercises provide a practical review of both basic and advanced techniques, and prepare you to apply statistics to nursing practice. Consistent format for all chapters facilitates quick review and easier learning, covering the statistical technique in review, results from a research article, and study questions. Study questions in each chapter help you apply concepts to clinical practice. Questions to Be Graded in each chapter may be completed and submitted online, to assess your mastery of key statistical techniques. A concise index makes it easy to locate information quickly. NEW examples show the latest, high-quality research studies. NEW! Expanded coverage helps undergraduate students apply the information learned in statistics and research courses, serves as a refresher/review for graduate students, and also helps in critically appraising studies to determine whether their findings may be used in evidence-based practice. NEW! Understanding Statistical Methods section includes exercises to help in understanding the levels of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio) and in appraising the samples and measurement methods in studies. NEW! Conducting and Interpreting Statistical Analyses section includes exercises to help in understanding the power analysis and how to conduct a power analysis for a study, showing how to determine the most appropriate statistical method(s) for analyzing data for a class project, for a clinical agency project, or for an actual research study. NEW! Answers to study questions are located in the back of the book.

Statistical Methods and Calculation Skills

Author: Isabel Willemse

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702177538

Category: Commercial statistics

Page: 272

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This third edition aims to equip students with the skills to apply statistical analysis and quantitative techniques in research and the working environment where their knowledge can lead to effective decision-making. The book effectively combines theory and practice in providing: A theoretical framework for statistical problem-solving; A practical step-by-step approach to applying methods and calculations; A complete list of outcomes in each unit; Worked examples with detailed explanations; Practice in the form of guided activities and a range of self-test questions. The contents include the collection and presentation of data, descriptive measures, index numbers, regression and correlation analysis, time series, probability and probability distributions, statistical estimation and hypothesis testing. Calculation skills are revised in Part 2, a section that covers technology, elementary calculations, percentages and ratios, equations, graph construction and interest calculations. This edition includes examples and activities which cover not only the business field, but also food and biotechnology, engineering, medicine and environmental studies.

Research Methods for Pharmaceutical Practice and Policy

Author: Rajender R. Aparasu

Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

ISBN: 0853698805

Category: Medical

Page: 310

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This text provides the theory and practice for conducting pharmaceutical policy research. It covers all aspects of scientific research from conceptualising to statistical analysis. It also provides scientific basis and a good understanding of the principles and practice of conducting pharmaceutical policy research.--[Source inconnue].

Medical Uses of Statistics

Author: John C. Bailar,David C. Hoaglin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118211189

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 4107


A new edition of the classic guide to the use of statistics inmedicine, featuring examples from articles in the New EnglandJournal of Medicine Medical Uses of Statistics has served as one of the mostinfluential works on the subject for physicians,physicians-in-training, and a myriad of healthcare experts who needa clear idea of the proper application of statistical techniques inclinical studies as well as the implications of theirinterpretation for clinical practice. This Third Editionmaintains the focus on the critical ideas, rather than themechanics, to give practitioners and students the resources theyneed to understand the statistical methods they encounter in modernmedical literature. Bringing together contributions from more than two dozendistinguished statisticians and medical doctors, this volumestresses the underlying concepts in areas such as randomizedtrials, survival analysis, genetics, linear regression,meta-analysis, and risk analysis. The Third Editionincludes: Numerous examples based on studies taken directly from the pagesof the New England Journal ofMedicine Two added chapters on statistics in genetics Two new chapters on the application of statistical methods tostudies in epidemiology New chapters on analyses of randomized trials, linearregression, categorical data analysis, meta-analysis, subgroupanalyses, and risk analysis Updated chapters on statistical thinking, crossover designs,p-values, survival analysis, and reporting research results A focus on helping readers to critically interpret publishedresults of clinical research Medical Uses of Statistics, Third Edition is a valuableresource for researchers and physicians working in anyhealth-related field. It is also an excellent supplemental book forcourses on medicine, biostatistics, and clinical research at theupper-undergraduate and graduate levels. You can also visit the NewEngland Journal of Medicine website for relatedinformation.

Discovering Statistics Using SPSS for Windows

Advanced Techniques for the Beginner

Author: Andy P. Field

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761957553

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

View: 2359


Andy Field draws on his experience of teaching advanced statistics to extend existing SPSS windows texts to a higher level. He covers ANOVA, MANOVA, logistic regression, comparing means tests and factor analysis.

Research and Statistical Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Author: David L. Maxwell,Eiki Satake

Publisher: Singular Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781401815677

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 561

View: 3883


This engaging new book provides comprehensive coverage of research methods as well as a foundation in statistical analysis vital for individuals in the communication sciences and disorders field. While most speech-language pathologists and audiologists pursue clinical practice rather than research careers, it is important to understand the scientific base that their clinical work is built upon. Successful evidence-based clinical practice is rooted in this understanding. Research and Statistical Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders covers the principles of research design, data analysis, and presentation of findings necessary for individuals performing research as well as consumers of scientific literature. Filled with meaningful examples, written in readable language, and pertinent to both speech-language pathology and audiology, this resource provides the essential knowledge of scientific reasoning and methods for scientific inquiry necessary to perform and understand research.

Statistical Analysis in Practice and Evaluation of Research Results

Author: Wolfgang Illig

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3656038155


Page: 28

View: 863


Research paper from the year 2011 in the subject Statistics, grade: je 5 Creditpoints, University of West Hungary, course: Statistical analysis in practice and Evaluation of research results, language: English, abstract: The following chapters deal with the scope of work and containing the following steps: Definition of the scope of work Development of a purposeful data base Specification of methods applied, in each case using one method with one variable (e.g. ANOVA models) and one method with two variables (e.g. multiple regression analyses). Analysis of the data base on the basis of the above methods by means of software SPSS from IBM Presentation of results Conclusions and interpretation of results The project shall be compiled in the English language and shall be not exceed 20 pages in length. The procedures applied are described in the following chapter."