Quantitative Health Research Issues and methods; Quantitative Health ResearchIssues and methods; Praise for this book; Contents; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; List of tables; Introduction; PART 1 Philosophy, theory, research problems and research questions; 1 Philosophical basis for research; 2 The importance and use of social theory inhealth care research; 3 Identifying research priorities; 4 Writing research questions and hypotheses; PART 2 Ethical considerations; 5 Ethical principles in health care research; 6 Communicating with research ethics committees.
7 Recruiting samples from vulnerable populationsPART 3 Quantitative research designs; 8 Designing and conducting quantitative research studies; 9 Sampling issues in health care research; 10 Planning and conducting surveys; 11 Quasi-experimental and retrospective pretest designs for health care research; 12 Audit in health care; 13 Evaluation research; PART 4 Measurement and datacollection; 14 Using cognitive interviewing in healthcare research; 15 Questionnaires and instruments for health care research; 16 Issues and debates in validity and reliability; PART 5 Analysing and presenting data.
17 Understanding probability18 Analysing data from small and large samples and non-normal and normaldistributions; 19 Secondary data analysis; 20 Presenting your research findings; Index; Advert; Backcover.
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