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Health statistics : shaping policy and practice to improve the population's health

Author: Daniel J Friedman; Edward L Hunter; R Gibson Parrish
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Health statistics have been an essential tool for improving the health of populations for centuries. This book provides an account of the concepts and underpinnings of the subject, giving a broad and detailed view of the sources and uses of the data and explores issues confronting the enterprise
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Friedman; Edward L Hunter; R Gibson Parrish
ISBN: 9780195149289 0195149289
OCLC Number: 895790831
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 536 s.) illustrations
Contents: PART 1: DEFINING HEALTH STATISTICS: CONTEXT, HISTORY, AND ORGANIZATION; PART 2: COLLECTING AND COMPILING HEALTH STATISTICS; PART 3: USING HEALTH STATISTICS; PART 4: IDENTIFYING CURRENT AND FORTHCOMING ISSUES IN HEALTH STATISTICS; PART 5: TRANSFORMING HEALTH STATISTICS THROUGH NEW CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORKS
Responsibility: edited by Daniel J. Friedman, Edward L. Hunter, R. Gibson Parrish II

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Health statistics have been an essential tool for improving the health of populations for centuries, yet no single book covers the key elements in developing, using, and improving them. This volume  Read more...

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