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- World Health Organization 2005; US$ 36.00
Focuses on a basic set of health indicators that were selected on the basis of current availability and quality of data and include the majority of health indicators that have been selected for monitoring progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In the first part of World Health Statistics 2005, data are presented in four interrelated... more...
- World Health Organization 2002; US$ 45.00
With increasing life expectancy, measuring population health levels on the basis of mortality rates alone has become less and less relevant in many populations. At the same time, societies invest substantial resources in promoting healthy life, in addition to preventing premature death. But how effective have these efforts been? What is the appropriate... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 84.99
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...
- Pan American Health Organization 2002; US$ 60.00
Volume I describes the health situation from a regional perspective and contains a series of chapters that identify and analyze the most important general, demographic, and mortality trends of the period; major determinants of health as seen from a variety of political, social, economic, and financial standpoints; principal trends and characteristics... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 173.56
Science today makes progress through the imaginative harvesting of knowledge g- erated by the many, rather than as the result of the isolated endeavours of the lone researcher. Innovations in the physical sciences from the development of nuclear te- nologies to the laser, have involved research teams working collectively. Collabo- tion is the rule... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 61.99 US$ 53.72
This long awaited second edition of this bestseller continues to provide a comprehensive, user friendly, down-to-earth guide to elementary statistics. The book presents a detailed account of the most important procedures for the analysis of data, from the calculation of simple proportions, to a variety of statistical tests, and the use of regression... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 35.00
This 2007 edition of Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data and trends on different aspects of the performance of health systems in OECD countries. It provides striking evidence of large variations across countries in indicators of health status and health risks, as well as in the inputs and outputs of health systems. For the first... more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 97.62
This book aims to provide insight and practical illustrations on how modern statistical concepts and regression methods can be applied in medical prediction problems, including diagnostic and prognostic outcomes. Many advances have been made in statistical approaches towards outcome prediction, but these innovations are insufficiently applied in medical... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2009; US$ 78.20
Is your state trending toward healthier habits? What kind of exercise activities are available to residents or how far is the nearest full-service hospital? This newly revised edition of Health Care State Rankings features an impressive compilation of easy-to-understand health care statistics. Discover how states rank in teen birth rates, access to... more...