Research Methods in Health Promotion
Richard A. Crosby, Ralph J. DiClemente, Laura F. Salazar
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 31, 2011 - Medical - 472 pages
Research Methods in Health Promotion provides students (advanced undergraduate and graduate students) and practitioners with basic knowledge and skills regarding the design, implementation, analysis, and interpretation of research in the field of health promotion. Taking the perspective that research involves a predetermined series of well-defined steps, the book presents these steps in a sequential format.
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