Fundamentals of Statistics in Health Administration

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Business & Economics - 374 pages
Fundamentals of Statistics in Health Administration fills the needs of both students and practicing health care managers who must apply statistical concepts and methods to real world health care management problems and issues. It covers the fundamentals of statistics in a user-friendly way, with a strong emphasis on practical application in health administration. The text is highly structured with step-by-step instructions throughout. There is an emphasis on Excel and other commonly used programs, although manual calculations are given careful attention as well.
 

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Covers essential fundamentals in a user-friendly
way with a strong emphasis on practical
application of statistics in health administration.
The text is highly structured with step by step
instructions throughout. There is an emphasis on
Excel and other commonly used programs but
manual calculations are given careful attention as
well.
 

Contents

Introduction to Statistics
1
The Presentation of Data
15
The Distribution and Its Properties
35
The Fundamentals of Probability
65
Inferences Concerning the Mean
118
Introduction to Hypotheses and Related Risks
127
Presumed Values of the True Mean
135
Contrasts Involving Two Means
142
Tests of Independence or Relationship
174
Analysis of Variance
183
TwoWay or TwoFactor ANOVA
193
Covariance
211
Multiple Regression Analysis
251
Introduction to Forecasting
281
Appendix A Glossary of Terms
309
Appendix B An Introduction to Excel
326

The Use of Excel to Perform the Calculations
148
Inferences Concerning the Proportion
159
Test Concerning Multiple Proportions
168
Statistical Tables
356
Index
365
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Director, MHA Program, Department of Health Administration and Policy, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City

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