Interpreting Statistical Findings: A Guide for Health Professionals and Students
This book offers guidance for students undertaking a critical review of quantitative research papers and will also help health professionals to understand and interpret statistical results within health-related research papers.
The book requires little knowledge of statistics, includes worked examples and is broken into the following sections:
- A worked example of a published RCT and a health survey
- Explanations of basic statistical concepts
- Explanations of common statistical tests
- A quick guide to statistical terms and concepts
Interpreting Statistical Research Findings is key reading for nursing and health care students and will help make this area of research much easier to tackle!
Jan Walker is an experienced researcher, lecturer and supervisor. Her previous books include Psychology for Nurses and the Caring Professions 3/e (Open University Press, 2007).
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