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Fundamentals of statistics in health administration.


Fundamentals of statistics in health administration.

Broyles, Robert W.

Jones & Bartlett


374 pages




What distinguishes this introductory text is its use of examples from the health administration field to illustrate statistical methods and its emphasis on using Microsoft Excel (tool) Microsoft Excel - A spreadsheet program from Microsoft, part of their Microsoft Office suite of productivity tools for Microsoft Windows and Macintosh. Excel is probably the most widely used spreadsheet in the world.

Latest version: Excel 97, as of 1997-01-14.
 to perform calculations. Broyles (health administration and policy, U. of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Oklahoma City (1990 pop. 444,719), state capital, and seat of Oklahoma co., central Okla., on the North Canadian River; inc. 1890. The state's largest city, it is an important livestock market, a wholesale, distribution, industrial, and financial center, and a farm ) familiarizes students with the descriptive and inferential in·fer·en·tial  
1. Of, relating to, or involving inference.

2. Derived or capable of being derived by inference.

 techniques useful in prospective payment systems. The text includes exercises, a glossary A term used by Microsoft Word and adopted by other word processors for the list of shorthand, keyboard macros created by a particular user. See glossaries in this publication and The Computer Glossary. , introduction to Excel spreadsheet software, and standard statistical tables. Math derivations are kept to a minimum.

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