"Introductory Statistics for Health & Nursing using SPSS" is an impressive introductory statistics text ideal for all health science and nursing students. Health and nursing students can be anxious and lacking in confidence when it comes to handling statistics. This book has been developed with this readership in mind. This accessible text eschews long and off-putting statistical formulae in favor of non-daunting practical and SPSS-based examples. What's more, its content will fit ideally with the common course content of stats courses in the field. "Introductory Statistics for Health & Nursing using SPSS" is also accompanied by a companion website containing data-sets and examples for use by lecturers with their students. The inclusion of real-world data and a host of health-related examples should make this an ideal core text for any introductory statistics course in the field.
Getting Started with Data and SPSS Data Management Study Designs Probability Summary Statistics for Continuous Data Summary Statistics for Categorical Data Samples and Populations Comparing Two Categorical Variables Comparing Means Non-Parametric Tests Assessing Associations with a Continuous Outcome Assessing Associations with a Categorical Outcome