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Health status indicators. Medical statistics and surveys

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 72.00

    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...

  • Determining Health Expectanciesby Jean-Marie Robine; Carol Jagger; Colin D. Mathers; Eileen M. Crimmins; Richard M. Suzman

    Wiley 2003; US$ 278.00

    Health expectancies were developed to address the important question of whether or not we are exchanging longer life for poorer health - replacing quality by quantity. Health expectancies extend the concept of life expectancy to morbidity and disability by providing a means of dividing life expectancy into life spent in various states of good and... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • Quality of Lifeby Alison Carr; Irene Higginson; Peter Robinson

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008; US$ 62.95

    The way we think about health and health care is changing. Two factors driving this change are that we recognise the importance of the social consequences of disease and secondly, we acknowledge that health care aims to increase both the quantity and quality of survival. For these reasons, health care focusses more and more on 'quality of life'. Measuring... more...

  • Basic Skills In Statisticsby Adrian Cook; Gopalakrishnan Netuveli; Aziz Sheikh

    Class Publishing (London) Ltd 2003; US$ 26.99

    Statistics can be an intimidating subject for many students and clinicians. This concise text introduces basic concepts that underpin medical statistics and using everyday clinical examples, highlights the importance of statistical principles in understanding and implementing research findings in routine clinical care. more...

  • Health Systems Confront Povertyby S. Turner; E. Ziglio; R. Barbosa; Y. Charpak

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 36.00

    Health care systems across the WHO European Region have done and are doing much to tackle the complex and daunting problem of poverty and health. This book describes 12 initiatives already undertaken in 10 WHO Member States. It documents WHO's preliminary findings on how health care systems can help to alleviate poverty, and reaches three main conclusions:... more...

  • Health Statistics from the Americasby PAHO

    Pan American Health Organization 2006; US$ 54.00

    Health Statistics from the Americas, 2006 Edition is the sixth in a series begun in 1991 to complement the quadrennial publication Health in the Americas. This is the second edition to be produced only in an electronic format, and includes a special topic on the ten leading causes of death in 31countries of the Americas. more...

  • Statistics for Health Care Professionalsby Ian Scott; Deborah Mazhindu

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 146.00

    Challenging the notion that statistics are often incomprehensible and complex to use, the authors help readers to understand the language of statistics, which is often a stumbling block for those coming to the subject for the first time. As the results of health care research are so integral to decision-making and developing new practice within the... more...

  • Biostatistical Methodsby John M. Lachin

    Wiley 2009; US$ 166.00

    Comprehensive coverage of classical and modern methods of biostatistics Biostatistical Methods focuses on the assessment of risks and relative risks on the basis of clinical investigations. It develops basic concepts and derives biostatistical methods through both the application of classical mathematical statistical tools and more modern likelihood-based... more...

  • Analysing Seasonal Health Databy Adrian Barnett; Annette J. Dobson

    Springer 2010; US$ 139.00

    This book explains statistical methods for finding and estimating seasonal patterns. more...