For research to be effective, it is essential that every aspect of the study is well planned. Health Science Research has been written to help researchers from all disciplines conduct their studies with this kind of integrity. Each chapter covers a specific area fo conducting a study, including: - formulating the research question - preparing a grant application - subject recruitment - data collection and analysis - interpreting the results of the study. This informative text is designed to be a user friendly research, reference and study tool. It has been organised into eight chapters, each of which covers a specific area of conducting a research study. This book will be of particular value to scientists, research assistants, qualified or trainee physicians, nurses and allied health workers. The book will also be an essential companion for students in all disciplines who want to learn more about how to do good research.

Analysing the Data

Analysing the Data
Planning Analyses

The objectives of this section are to understand how to:

  • plan the data analysis stage of a research study;
  • deal with missing data and errors;
  • categorise variables for statistical analysis; and
  • document the process of data management and analysis.
Sequence for data analysis

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