Statistics for Health, Life and Social Sciences

publisher: UK-TB

Language‎: English

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  • There are many books concerned with statistical theory. This is not one of them. 'Statistics for Health, Life and Social Sciences' is a practical book. It is aimed at people who need to understand statistics, but not develop it as a subject. The typical reader might be a postgraduate student in health, life or social science who has no knowledge of statistics, but needs to use quantitative methods in their studies. Students who are engaged in qualitative studies will need to read and understand quantitative studies when they do their literature reviews, this book may be of use to them.

  • Content :-
  1. Getting started in SPSS - Data entry
  2. Introducing descriptive statistics
  3. Graphs
  4. Manipulating data
  5. Chi square
  6. Differences between two groups
  7. Differences between more than two groups
  8. Correlation
  9. Paired tests
  10. Measures of prediction: sensitivity, specificity and predictive values
  11. Receiver operating characteristic
  12. Reliability
  13. Internal reliability
  14. Factor analysis
  15. linear Regression
  16. logistic regression
  17. Cluster analysis
  18. Introduction to power analysis
  19. Which statistical tests to use


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