Statistics for health care professionals; an introduction.RA409
Statistics for health care professionals; an introduction.
Scott, Ian and Debbie Mazhindu.
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Contributors of these 18 articles seek to expand the knowledge of health care students and professionals about using statistics in practice. Their topics include deciding when to apply the statistical approach, how to use measuring, sampling and error data appropriately, making sense of distributions and possibilities, reading and using statistical studies, displaying data, testing for differences between means, dealing with errors and ANOVAs, using non- non- word element [L.]not .
Not: noninvasive. parametric See parametric modeling, parametric symbol and PTC. tests and tests for association using Chi-square, correlation and regression regression, in psychology: see defense mechanism.
In statistics, a process for determining a line or curve that best represents the general trend of a data set. , and testing hypotheses. On the practical end the articles describe using and quantifying information from questionnaires, choosing test statistics, analyzing data from systematic reviews, making predictions, figuring out what is "not normal." The articles include exercises and the appendices ap·pen·di·ces
A plural of appendix. include a guide to analyzing statistics critically.