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Health status indicators. Medical statistics and surveys

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  • Summary Measures of Population Healthby C. Murray; A. Lopez

    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...

  • Secondary Data Sources for Public Healthby Sarah Boslaugh

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 40.00

    A practical introduction to secondary data analysis, with a list of major sources in the United States. more...

  • Health at a Glance 2007by OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Recruitment and Retention in Minority Populationsby Sue E. Levkoff; Thomas R. Prohaska; Patricia Flynn Weitzman; Marcia G. Ory

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 60.00

    Despite projections of significant growth in older minority populations, researchers have little more than surface-level appreciation of how cultural factors will shape mental and physical health outcomes. This volume is part of a new wave of studies designed to address the issue of recruiting and retaining minority elders for participation in research... more...

  • Baby Boomersby M. Joanna Mellor; Helen Rehr

    Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 69.00

    Is the United States prepared for the Baby Boomers to grow old? This book seeks to answer these questions. It also suggests strategies to make sure that the answer to these questions becomes YES. Much has been written about the Baby Boom generation but this is the first book to address current issues they face while simultaneously projecting ahead... more...

  • Health Care State Rankings 2009by Scott Morgan; Kathleen O'Leary Morgan

    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...

  • Health at a Glance 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00

    Health at a Glance is a new statistical publication from the OECD covering life expectancy, health care resources, health system activities, health care financing, and health expenditure. At the same time, it provides striking evidence of the sheer size of the variations across countries in most indicators of health system resources, activity and expenditure.... more...

  • Health Care State Rankings 2010by Scott Morgan; Kathleen O'Leary Morgan

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2010; US$ 70.00

    Is your state trending toward healthier habits? What kind of exercise activities are popular among residents? Are lyme disease or salmonella infections prevalent where you live? This new edition of "Health Care State Rankings" features an impressive compilation of easy-to-understand health care statistics. Discover how states rank in teen... more...

  • Advances in Statistical Methods for the Health Sciencesby Jean-Louis Auget; N. Balakrishnan; M.T. Mesbah; Geert Molenberghs

    Springer 2007; US$ 229.00

    Statistical methods have become an increasingly important and integral part of research in the health sciences. Many sophisticated methodologies have been developed for specific applications and problems. This self-contained volume, an outgrowth of an "International Conference on Statistics in Health Sciences," covers a wide range of topics... more...

  • Interpreting Statistical Findingsby Jan Walker; Palo Almond

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 42.00

    This book is aimed at those studying and working in the field of health care, including nurses and the professions allied to medicine, who have little prior knowledge of statistics but for whom critical review of research is an essential skill. more...