This latest edition of Resources for Nursing Research provides a comprehensive bibliography of sources on nursing research and includes references for books, journal papers and Internet resources. This Fourth Edition covers the disciplines of nursing, health care, and the social sciences.

Data Analysis, Interpretation and Presentation

Data analysis, interpretation and presentation

Data Management and Analysis – General

‘Data analysis consists of examining, categorizing, tabulating or otherwise re-combining the evidence, to address the initial propositions of a study.’ (Yin, 1984: 99)

Definitions [See Appendix D for Sources]

Analytic induction – … [involves] the intensive examination of a strategically selected number of cases so as to empirically establish the causes of a specific phenomenon

Clinical significance – a result is said to be clinically significant if it is generally considered on clinical grounds to be important [A clinically significant result may or may not be statistically significant. Conversely, a statistically significant result may not be considered to be clinically significant]

Coding – the process of assigning numbers or categories to data or information

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