Statistical Research Methods

Statistical Research Methods

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This textbook will help graduate students in non-statistics disciplines, advanced undergraduate researchers, and research faculty in the health sciences to learn, use and communicate results from many commonly used statistical methods. The material covered, and the manner in which it is presented, describe the entire data analysis process from hypothesis generation to writing the results in a manuscript. Chapters cover, among other topics: one and two-sample proportions, multi-category data, one and two-sample means, analysis of variance, and regression. Throughout the text, the authors explain statistical procedures and concepts using a non-statistical language. This accessible approach is complete with real-world examples and sample write-ups for the Methods and Results sections of scholarly papers. The text also allows for the concurrent use of the programming language R, which is an open-source program created, maintained and updated by the statistical community. R is freely available and easy to download.A Guide for Non-Statisticians Roy Sabo, Edward Boone ... For instance, if our research statement is that the proportion in group 1 is larger than in group 2 (or p1 agt; p2), we get the following statement by focusing on the difference (p1 aˆ’ p2 agt; 0).

Title:Statistical Research Methods
Author:Roy Sabo, Edward Boone
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-10-22


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