An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers

Author: Svend Juul
Publisher: Stata Press
ISBN: 1597180106
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Designed to assist those working in health research, An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers, explains how to maximize the versatile Strata program for data management, statistical analysis, and graphics for research. The first nine chapters are devoted to becoming familiar with Stata and the essentials of effective data management. The text is also a valuable companion reference for more advanced users. It covers a host of useful applications for health researchers including the analysis of stratified data via epitab and regression models; linear, logistic, and Poisson regression; survival analysis including Cox regression, standardized rates, and correlation/ROC analysis of measurements.

An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers Fourth Edition

Author: Svend Juul
Publisher: Stata Press
ISBN: 9781597181358
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers, Fourth Edition methodically covers data management, simple description and analysis, and more advanced analyses often used in health research, including regression models, survival analysis, and evaluation of diagnostic methods. A chapter on graphics explores most graph types and describes how to modify the appearance of a graph before submitting it for publication. The authors emphasize the importance of good documentation habits to prevent errors and wasted time. Demonstrating the use of strategies and tools for documentation, they provide robust examples and offer the datasets for download online. Updated to correspond to Stata 13, this fourth edition is written for both Windows and Mac users. It provides improved online documentation, including further reading in online manuals.

An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers Third Edition

Author: Svend Juul
Publisher: Stata Press
ISBN: 9781597180771
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers, Third Edition systematically covers data management, simple description and analysis, and more advanced analyses that are most often used in health research, such as regression models, survival analysis, measurement, and diagnosis. It also describes many graph types as well as how to modify the appearance of a graph. Throughout the text, the authors emphasize the importance of good documentation habits to prevent errors and wasted time. They demonstrate the use of strategies and tools for documentation. Robust data sets can be downloaded from the book’s website. What’s New This third edition presents some of the new features in Stata 11, including the new, flexible syntax for factor variables. It also incorporates Stata 11 in the rewritten chapters on regression and survival analysis. Taking into account the improved availability of online documentation, this edition points to further reading in the online manuals.

Statistik II f r Dummies

Author: Deborah J. Rumsey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527669248
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Vom Absolutrang bis zum Zweifach-Varianzanalysemodell – alles, was Sie über weiterführende Statistik wissen sollten Es gibt Qualen, große Qualen und Statistik, so sehen es viele Studenten. Mit diesem Buch lernen Sie weiterführende Statistik so leicht wie möglich. Deborah Rumsey zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Varianzanalysen und Chi-Quadrat-Tests berechnen, wie Sie mit Regressionen arbeiten, ein Modell erstellen, Korrelationen bilden, nichtparametrische Prozeduren durchführen und vieles mehr. Aber auch die Grundlagen der Statistik bleiben nicht außen vor und deshalb erklärt Ihnen die Autorin, was Sie zu Mittelwerten, Vertrauensintervallen und Co wissen sollten. So lernen Sie die Methoden, die Sie brauchen, und erhalten das Handwerkszeug, um erfolgreich Ihre Statistikprüfungen zu bestehen. Sie erfahren: • Wie Sie mit multiplen Regressionen umgehen • Was es mit dem Vorzeichentest und dem Vorzeichenrangtest auf sich hat • Wie Sie sich innerhalb der statistischen Techniken zurechtfinden • Was das richtige Regressionsmodell für Ihre Analyse ist • Wie Regression und ANOVA zusammenhängen

Getting Started in Health Research

Author: David Bowers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118292960
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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By the time you've read this book, you'll be ready to designyour own research project Not everyone in clinical research is a scientific investigator.In fact, a large proportion of health professionals undertaking aresearch project are working in clinical care, as junior doctors,nurses or allied health professionals. For them a book that beginswith the basics of study design and takes them through all thestages to data collection, analysis, and submission for publicationis vital. Getting Started in Health Research is the answer.It provides fundamental information on: Framing the research question Performing the literature search Choosing the study design Collecting data Getting funding Recruiting participants Writing your paper Lively case studies provide a continuous narrative, addressingthe pitfalls and problems that can occur. Calling upon their vast experience of teaching health researchmethodology, these authors have turned a seemingly daunting taskinto a challenging and enjoyable prospect. The companion of Understanding ClinicalPapers ahref="http://www.wiley.com/buy/9780470091302"www.wiley.com/buy//a9780470091302 Reviews of Understanding Clinical Papers "...an excellent basis for all who intend to write scientifictexts as well as those reading, evaluating, and trying tounderstand the results..." Clinical Chemistry, May 2007 "What makes this book unique is that each point presented isillustrated with excerpts from actual papers, often three or fourper chapter...this is a very effective teaching device." Journal of the American Medical Association, December 26,2006 "What strikes the reader ... straight away is clarity ...promises to become a recommended text for undergraduate andpostgraduate courses." Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, September 2006 "This book should be an essential addition to the personallibraries of all health care workers . . . " Oncology, 2002

Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research

Author: Melody S. Goodman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351651714
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research provides a concise overview of statistical analysis methods. Use of SAS and Stata statistical software is illustrated in full, including how to interpret results. Focusing on statistical models without all the theory, the book is complete with exercises, case studies, take-away points, and data sets. Readers will be able to maximize their statistical abilities in hypothesis testing, data interpretation, and application while also learning when and how to consult a biostatistician. This book will be an invaluable tool for students and clinical and public health practitioners.

konometrie f r Dummies

Author: Roberto Pedace
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527801529
Format: PDF, ePub
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Theorien verstehen und Techniken anwenden Was haben die Gehälter von Spitzensportlern und der Mindestlohn gemeinsam? Richtig, man kann sie mit Ökonometrie erforschen. Im Buch steht, wie es geht. Und nicht nur dafür, sondern für viele weitere Gebiete lohnt es sich, der zunächst etwas trocken und sperrig anmutenden Materie eine Chance zu geben. Lernen Sie von den Autoren, wie Sie spannende Fragen formulieren, passende Variablen festlegen, treffsichere Modelle entwerfen und Ihre Aussagen auf Herz und Nieren prüfen. Werden Sie sicher im Umgang mit Hypothesentests, Regressionsmodellen, Logit- & Probit-Modellen und allen weiteren gängigen Methoden der Ökonometrie. So begleitet Ökonometrie für Dummies Sie Schritt für Schritt und mit vielen Beispielen samt R Output durch dieses spannende Thema.

Focus on Lifestyle and Health Research

Author: Laura V. Kinger
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781594543180
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Good health apparently keys off at least these different developments: Genetic programming; Environmental factors; Lifestyle. This book is devoted to the effects of lifestyle on health. Lifestyle includes a wide range of activities that can be detrimental to a normal lifespan or health status of the organism. These include smoking, diet, addictions, exercise or the lack thereof, stress, socio-economic status, and personal hygiene. This book gathers leading-edge research from scientists throughout the world.

Zeitreihenmodelle

Author: Andrew C. Harvey
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3486786741
Format: PDF
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Gegenstand des Werkes sind Analyse und Modellierung von Zeitreihen. Es wendet sich an Studierende und Praktiker aller Disziplinen, in denen Zeitreihenbeobachtungen wichtig sind.