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Introductory statistics for health and nursing using SPSS / Louise Marston.

By: Marston, Louise,, 1975-
Call number: HA32 M374 2010 Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2010.Description: viii, 251 p. : ill. ; 25 cm..ISBN: 9781847874832 (pbk.) ; 1847874835 (pbk.)Subject(s): SPSS (Computer file) | Nursing Research -- methods. | Statistics as Topic -- Methods. | Software. | Medical statistics. | Nursing -- Statistical methods.DDC classification: 610.727
Contents:
Getting started with data and SPSS -- Data management -- Study designs -- Probability -- Summary statistics for continuous data -- Summary statistics for categorical data -- Samples and populations -- Comparing two categorical variables -- Comparing means -- Non-parametric tests -- Assessing associations with a continuous outcome -- Assessing associations with a categorical outcome.
Summary: "Introductory Statistics for Health and Nursing Using SPSS is a highly applied introductory statistics text ideal for all health science and nursing students, who can be anxious and lacking in confidence when it comes to handling statistics. This book has been developed with this readership in mind. This accessible text avoids using long and off-putting statistical formulae in favor of non-daunting practical and SPSS-based examples. What's more, its content will fit ideally with the common course content of stats courses in the field."--Publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-246) and index.

Getting started with data and SPSS -- Data management -- Study designs -- Probability -- Summary statistics for continuous data -- Summary statistics for categorical data -- Samples and populations -- Comparing two categorical variables -- Comparing means -- Non-parametric tests -- Assessing associations with a continuous outcome -- Assessing associations with a categorical outcome.

"Introductory Statistics for Health and Nursing Using SPSS is a highly applied introductory statistics text ideal for all health science and nursing students, who can be anxious and lacking in confidence when it comes to handling statistics. This book has been developed with this readership in mind. This accessible text avoids using long and off-putting statistical formulae in favor of non-daunting practical and SPSS-based examples. What's more, its content will fit ideally with the common course content of stats courses in the field."--Publisher's description.

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