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Health status indicators. Medical statistics and surveys

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  • Migration and Healthby Marc B. Schenker; Xóchitl Castañeda; Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 49.95 US$ 39.96

    The study of migrant populations poses unique challenges owing to the mobility of these groups, which may be further complicated by cultural, educational, and linguistic diversity as well as the legal status of their members. These barriers limit the usefulness of both traditional survey sampling methods and routine public health surveillance systems.... more...

  • Health Surveys and Related Studiesby M. Alderson; R. Dowie; W. F. Maunder

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    This review describes the statistics of health care derived from non-routine sources. The chapter on need describes local and national population studies and general morbidity surveys as well as covering a range of specific problem studies. Statistics reflecting unmet demand are described as they relate to the various stages of medical care from primary... more...

  • Statistical Concepts and Applications in Clinical Medicineby John Aitchison; Jim W. Kay; Ian J. Lauder

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 125.95

    Statistical Concepts and Applications in Clinical Medicine presents a unique, problem-oriented approach to using statistical methods in clinical medical practice through each stage of the clinical process, including observation, diagnosis, and treatment. The authors present each consultative problem in its original form, then describe the process of... more...

  • Health at a Glance 2013by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 35.00

    This seventh edition of Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data on different aspects of the performance of health systems in OECD countries. It provides striking evidence of large variations across countries in health costs, health activities and health results of health systems. Key health indicators provide information on health status... more...

  • Quantitative Methods in Population Healthby Mari Palta

    Wiley 2003; US$ 167.00 US$ 144.73

    Each topic starts with an explanation of the theoretical background necessary to allow full understanding of the technique and to facilitate future learning of more advanced or new methods and software Explanations are designed to assume as little background in mathematics and statistical theory as possible, except that some knowledge of calculus... more...

  • Dicing with Deathby Stephen Senn

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Explanation of the whys and hows of statistical reasoning in medicine and health. more...

  • Probability, Statistics and Modelling in Public Healthby M.S. Nikulin; Daniel Commenges; Catherine Huber-Carol

    Springer US 2006; US$ 199.00

    Probability, Statistics and Modelling in Public Health consists of refereed contributions by expert biostatisticians that discuss various probabilistic and statistical models used in public health. Many of them are based on the work of Marvin Zelen of the Harvard School of Public Health. Topics discussed include models based on Markov and semi-Markov... more...

  • Designing and Conducting Health Surveysby Lu Ann Aday; Llewellyn J. Cornelius

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    Designing and Conducting Health Surveys is written for students, teachers, researchers, and anyone who conducts health surveys. This third edition of the standard reference in the field draws heavily on the most recent methodological research on survey design and the rich storehouse of insights and implications provided by cognitive research on question... more...

  • Salud, crecimiento económico y reducción de la pobrezaby Pan American Health Organization

    Pan American Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00

    Este informe, traducción del original en inglés publicado por la Organización Mundial de la Salud, es el resultado de la investigación y análisis de un grupo interdisciplinario, presidido por el Dr. George A.O. Alleyne y el Profesor Daniel Cohen. La razón de ser del Grupo de Trabajo fue presentar pruebas que van más allá del sector de la salud para... more...

  • Measuring Healthby Ian McDowell

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    This definitive reference text provides in-depth reviews of over 100 health measurement instruments. It guides the reader in choosing among various methods, showing how to administer and score them. It also includes a historical and technical introduction to the field of health measurement. This third edition updates the information on each of the... more...