The Resource A guide for the statistically perplexed : selected readings for clinical researchers, David L. Streiner

A guide for the statistically perplexed : selected readings for clinical researchers, David L. Streiner

Label
A guide for the statistically perplexed : selected readings for clinical researchers
Title
A guide for the statistically perplexed
Title remainder
selected readings for clinical researchers
Statement of responsibility
David L. Streiner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Inspired to write on this topic in reaction to mistakes he encountered in actual papers, David L. Streiner uses his trademark sense of humour and light-hearted style to explain complex statistical concepts in lucid, jargon-free language
Cataloging source
JSTOR
Dewey number
610.72/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA409
LC item number
S77 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A guide for the statistically perplexed : selected readings for clinical researchers, David L. Streiner
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introductory statistics. Do you see what I mean? : indices of central tendency -- Maintaining standards : differences between the standard deviation and standard error and when to use each -- Breaking up is hard to do : the heartbreak of dichotomizing continuous data -- Pick a number : sample size and power in psychiatric research -- Speaking graphically : an introduction to some new graphing techniques -- Let me count the ways : measuring incidence, prevalence, and impact in epidemiological studies -- Risky business : making sense of estimates of risk -- More advanced statistics. The case of the missing data : methods of dealing with dropouts and other research vagaries -- An introduction to multivariate statistics -- Figuring out factors : the use and misuse of factor analysis -- Regression in the service of the superego : the dos and don'ts of stepwise multiple regression -- Regression towards the mean : its etiology, diagnosis, and treatment -- Stayin' alive : an introduction to survival analysis -- Life and chi-squared : an introduction to log-linear analysis -- Confronting the confounders : the meaning, detection, and handling of confounders in research -- Finding our way : an introduction to path analysis -- Building a better model : an introduction to structural equation modelling -- Unicorns to exist : a tutorial on "proving" the null hypothesis -- Research methods. Reconcilable differences : the marriage of qualitative and quantitative methods -- Thinking small : research designs appropriate for clinical practice -- The two "E's" of research : efficacy and effectiveness trials -- Measurement. A checklist for evaluating the usefulness of rating scales -- Learning how to differ : agreement and reliability statistics -- What's under the ROC? : an introduction to receiver operating characteristics curves -- Measure for measure : new developments in measurement and item response theory -- Miscellaneous. Putting it all together : using meta-analysis in psychiatric research -- "While you're up, get me a grant" : a guide to grant application writing -- A short cut to rejection : how not to write the results section of a paper
Control code
ocn861793517
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 383 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442662827
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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22573/ctt59zfg
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not applicable
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.b36696274
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861793517
  • ebscoaca1442662824

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