Princeton University Library Catalog

Statistics for health policy and administration using Microsoft Excel / James E. Veney.

Author:
Veney, James E. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2003.
Description:
xviii, 465 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series:
Jossey-Bass health care series. [More in this series]
Summary note:
"This book is structured around illustrative examples that are demonstrated with Excel displays. Filled with step-by-step discussions of how statistical problems are solved using Excel, it contains a wealth of exercises addressing the material covered in each section. Many of the book's exercises include the replication of examples so that the student has an immediate reference with which to compare his or her work and determine whether or not the procedure was carried out correctly. Additional exercises are provided for further practice to reinforce the valuable lessons learned. This comprehensive volume on statistics for health care administration and health policy offers students and professionals a much-needed resource."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Excel as a Statistical Tool -- Ch. 3. Data Acquisition: Sampling and Data Preparation -- Ch. 4. Data Display: Descriptive Presentation, Excel Graphing Capability -- Ch. 5. Basic Concepts of Probability -- Ch. 6. Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion: Data Distributions -- Ch. 7. Confidence Limits and Hypothesis Testing -- Ch. 8. Statistical Tests for Categorical Data -- Ch. 9. t Tests for Related and Unrelated Data -- Ch. 10. Analysis of Variance -- Ch. 11. Simple Linear Regression -- Ch. 12. Multiple Regression: Concepts and Calculation -- Ch. 13. Extensions of Multiple Regression -- Ch. 14. Analysis with a Dichotomous Categorical Dependent Variable.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0787964581
LCCN:
2003062086
OCLC:
53370048
RCP:
C - O